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Journal Vol. 14, No. 3 — Money running out for convenience caesareans

Money running out for convenience caesareans - Leading British health insurer says it will no longer pay for caesareans

The uses and abuses of research on support - Who decides what is support in pregnancy

The midwife you have called knows you are waiting...

Ectopic pregnancy: A personal account

Ectopic pregnancy: The Facts

Perspectives on normal birth

Cochrane Collaboration Pregnancy and Childbirth Group - 10th Anniversary Meeting, November 2002

Share with care! - People's views on consent and confidentiality

Jean Robinson reviews

Reviews of
"Reading Birth and Death: A History of Obstetric Thinking", and "A Life's Work: On becoming a Mother".

Also in this issue:
A troublemaker who got her waterbirth; Your support was such a help; Born in the back of an ambulance. Scots to consider breastfeeding bill; UN Committee urges ban of breastmilk substitute promos.

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