Midwifery/doula news round-up

Some great math to explain why homebirth midwives are more economically viable.

A synopsis of some of the changes in childbirth and parenting over the last few decades.

Limited birth options in San Francisco, where one woman’s insurance forces her to have a c-section.

Citypaper article about the potential crisis for maternity care in Philadelphia.

Video about doulas in Texas.

Cost of birth control skyrockets on college campuses due to a change in Medicaid law.

An exerpt on Huffington Post from Jessica Valenti’s (Feministing.com) new book, Full Frontal Feminism, where she talks about definitions of motherhood, including how women are being limited by increasing numbers of c-sections.


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