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Are some birthing mums set up to fail?

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Do obstetricians set some birthing mothers up to fail?

Some private obstetricians in Australia are charging $2,000.00 up front to look after a client throughout her pregnancy.

I feel some totally turn it into a medical model and not a natural process: eg, suggesting induction when it is not clearly needed

I wish we could educate pregnant mothers more and encourage them to read and watch DVDs on a more natural way to give birth and questions that need asking

I have noticed some intelligent pregnant mothers just don’t question their Obstetricians views

I have purchased a DVD called The Face of Birth, an Australian documentary about pregnancy, childbirth and the power of choice.

I recommend this DVD to anyone interested in child birth, those thinking of having a baby, midwives and anyone else who is just saddened by our maternity system in Australia.

Margot Hays, Bangalow

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