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How is it possible the summer is flying by so fast???
The National Advocates of Pregnant Women posted on their blog this week that the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey has ruled in favor of a mother who gave birth to a healthy baby vaginally but had the baby removed from her custody for refusing a cesarean. Check the blog post for all the details. ICAN is one of many organizations who signed an amicus brief in support of the mother’s case.
Kelli Haywood at Birth True recently presented a Cesarean Awareness Radio Documentary on a local radio station in Kentucky. Listen to the documentary here.
Indie Birth posted some thought-provoking questions on what’s really keeping women from home birth. These questions would be good to ask yourself no matter where you decide to give birth.