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    Default Birth stories from around the globe.

    I thought this was a really interesting article. Reminds me of how incredibly lucky we are in this country to have safe, clean places to give birth with medical help and support. I am totally in awe of women who give birth in war zones, in places with no midwives or doctors and no medical attention when they need it.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/mot...r-stories.html

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    Clementine grace--you need to clear your inbox, I've been trying to message you .

    Now I shall read this

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    What a fascinating article - thanks for sharing. I feel so lucky to be pregnant in Australia.

    I am going to look up the save the children charity. How shameful that so many babies die for such simple reasons as not having a sterile Cord Clamp

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    One of my midwives has helped to achieve amazing things in a birth centre in a Nairobi slum - www.fremobirthcentre.com. Just goes to show what can be achieved when someone is passionate and committed.

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    I loved this article! The couple of tiny blunders the hospital made during my labour and c-section seem like nothing in comparison to what some of these women go through.

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    Great article, made me cry for the mothers that lost their babies. I'm scared about giving birth to my first,l. I can't imagine how some of them in such poor conditions would have felt..


 

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