The Assessment of Progress by Midwife Thinking

Posted by on Sep 14, 2011 in Blog | 1 comment
“The idea that birth should be efficient originated in the 17th century when men used science to re-define birth [1]. The body was conceptualised as a machine and birth became a process with stages, measurements, timelines, and mechanisms. This belief continues to underpin our approach to childbirth today.”

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  1. The voice of ratoniality! Good to hear from you.

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