These days, Philip Wright is a happy, healthy two-year-old, but his entry into the world was anything but calm, and the experience still haunts his mother, Jo Wright.

Key points:

  • Results of an initial trial show Viagra could help women avoid emergency caesarean and instrument-assisted deliveries
  • One in four emergency caesareans are carried out because the baby becomes distressed in labour
  • The active ingredient in Viagra dilates blood vessels in the pelvis and is believed to improve oxygen flow to the baby

 

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