try to catch the deluge in a paper cup (primroseburrows) wrote,
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More birth fuckery, this time from Oz:

Overdue NSW woman gets police check-up.

The article starts, "Rochelle Allan, who is reluctant to be induced even though her baby is 12 days overdue, was told by the hospital they intended to go ahead with the procedure when she came in."(italics are mine).

Um, yeah. Like 12 days overdue is a horrendous amount. And like anyone has the right to violate someone else's. a;dfhasd;fhasd.

ETA: More info on the Australian Medical Association's study:

Beyond the Abstract of the New South Australian Home Birth Study
Tags: birth politics: australia
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