Mothers-to-Be Saying No to Modern Medicine

Modern medicine means not having to go through childbirth alone. But that's what a small and growing number of women are choosing to do. Back in the 1800s, giving birth at home, sometimes with the assistance of a midwife, was about the only option. But doing the same today generates both well-wishers and critics. "The majority of babies throughout history have been born unassisted, and I felt this is what birth is supposed to be," said Laura Shanley, who has had five babies at home that she...Full Story
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