I Think Childbirth Has Become Over Medicalized

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    My Case Against Elective Caesarean

    My first child was a c-section due to him being in the breech position. I begged my midwife to allow me to deliver and she wouldn't do it. I was drugged, my child was whisked away for at least 2 hours before I was able to breastfeed him, and even then I was so out of it on...
    Egoberd Egoberd
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 15, 2009

    No Help For The Home Birther

    Got a call from a woman wanting to do testing on her baby- she had no OB because no one would have her, w/her wanting to have her child at home. Don't know she didn't have a Dulla or Midwife, maybe $$$?  So she ended up having it, at home, with the help of a friend. Once it...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2009
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