Tina Cassidy is a journalist and author of Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born (Birth: A History, in the UK). Her latest book, Jackie After O, was published in 2012.
Tuesday, November 03, 2009
And she lived to tell the tale
There is a great post on Unnecessarean that aggregates lots of stories about Ines Ramírez Pérez of Rio de Talea, Mexico, who became the first woman known to have survived a self-inflicted cesarean section. I wrote about her case in my book, but you can read a bunch of fascinating news accounts about it here.