Freedom in Childbirth
In the not too distant past, most childbirth was done at home. An experienced midwife would attend and contribute to a peaceful and healthy birth. Over the years, this experience has almost vanished - being replaced by hospital births. Hospital births are far more intrusive, involve much more testing, questionable procedures, and not too surprising - MUCH HIGHER COSTS.
This page contains some links to help understand Freedom in Childbirth.
The site of the splended Bernard and Andreine Bel, giving much
information on homebirth, spiritual development, world-wide projects,
womens' rights internationally and more.
The site of the Sarlat Parents' Association.
The history of the Ste Therese Birth Centre in France and updates on the
legal battles. Links to other midwives facing court action from health
The Revolutionary Passion of Mothering. Leilah McCracken's magnificent
oratory on the benefits of, and need for, non-medicalised birth.
John C. Hammell, Legislative Advocate, Founder
International Advocates for Health Freedom
PO Box 625
Floyd, Virginia 24091, USA
800-333-2553 - North America
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