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Be very clear what you’re reading in ACOG’s homebirth policy.

Via The Unnecesarean this marvellous piece on basic unpacking when reading anything to do with birth and in this case, the ACOG position paper on homebirth you silly women who don’t know what’s good for you. Once you unpack the … Continue reading

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Homebirth. It just is.

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Opening your window to birth

Birth, she is dying. This primal and unspeakably powerful initiation, the only road to motherhood for our ancestors, has been stripped of her dignity and purpose in our times. Birth has become a dangerous medical disease to be treated with … Continue reading

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The real birth wars

The “quality and safety framework” has been released. My response looks like this: Photo and video editing at www.OneTrueMedia.com Make an on-line slide show at www.OneTrueMedia.com Tweet

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Science and Sensibility: systematic review

So I was idly looking over the admirable Science and Sensibility blog and in the categories I saw, “systematic review”. Two words calculated to stir the breast of the homebirth advocate. So just because I can, I’m sharing that very … Continue reading

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