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Homebirth in the Hospital: Integrating Natural Childbirth with Modern Medicine by Stacey Marie Kerr
Great Read!!--“If I were at home, I would have died” — The trouble with extrapolating hospital birth events to homebirth. Homebirth and hospital birth are supported by two divergent models of care. The homebirth model subscribes to the philosophy of don’t fix what isn’t broken: natural processes generally work best when they are not interfered with. The medical model philosophy of action: pregnancy and birth are conditions that require fixing. All actions and interventions have consequences.