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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

"A canary in the coal mine: the growing popularity of unassisted childbirth" by Amy Wright Glenn

A thoughtful on-line article summarising the freebirth situation in the USA.  

I have been unable to track down the New Scientist article Amy Wright Glenn mentions but I did find this which is where I think the stats come from:

Also this article about a sect I had never heard of which describes more recent (2009) events in what I think is the same religious community:

and which shows that dogma, and especially patriarchal dogma, is not good for women.