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Let’s talk about sex, baby

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth“It’s as though they think they invented birth.” My midwife shook her head sadly as she spoke about the views of many obstetricians. I had just met her, but we had already bonded over a shared philosophy of natural childbirth. A midwife for over thirty years, she said that she had seen the pendulum swing both ways when it came to intervention in birth. She couldn’t believe how technological birth is today, and she hoped that the pendulum would soon swing back. I do, too.
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February 25, 2007 Posted by | alternatives, books, childbirth, crunchy, midwifery | Comments Off on Let’s talk about sex, baby