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A home birth is better for the mother, and just as safe as hospital, new UK guidelines say.
The health-giving qualities of natural birth were underlined again this week by a study that shows that babies born by Caesarean section are far more likely to develop asthma as children
Caesarean rates in the USA and UK have rocketed to around 25 per cent of all births, usually because of a cautious 'just-in-case' approach
Early in May, in a landmark decision, the British courts struck a blow for patient rights