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Journal Vol. 24, No. 1 — 'Please treat me normally' Women share their thoughts on care

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

The emperor has no clothes
Beverley Beech looks at what went wrong with improving maternity care

Saving mothers' lives
Nadine Edwards summarises the Eighth Report analysing Maternal Deaths

The problem with complaining
Louisa shares her reasons for not challenging the poor care she received

Dear BBC
Holly Lyne's letter of complaint to the BBC on their portrayal of human birth

Maternal mortality in the UK
Shane Ridley explores the 'need for obstetric physicians' article in the BMJ

Reflections on birthing
Susannah Sweetman reflects on her experiences

My birth story
Catherine Rennie shares her story of intervention after intervention

I would have just gone quietly...
Holly Lyne shares her birth and complaint story

Birthing identical twins
Robyn Hall shares her journey of pregnancy with identical twins

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Also in this issue:
Lies, damned lies and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Dr Ágnes Geréb - Hungarian state injustice continues
Letter - Obstetric Failure

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