This is one of the best bits of birth writing I've come across in a while. So check out Looking glass Alice examines birth and parenting in our culture. Her other stuff is good too -- I like the fact that she's not afraid to "offend" and seems to have a good handle on why we shouldn't be afraid of "offending".
After all, which one of us ever changes if we aren't offended to begin with?
Articles on informed consent, autonomy, and forced/coerced interventions - I have discovered several recent articles about autonomy, informed consent, and forced/coerced interventions during childbirth that I highly recommend: ...
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