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Journal Vol. 24, No. 3 — Are you asking? considering consent

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Consent - a commonly understood concept?
Debbie Chippington Derrick explores the professional and legal position on consent

Who Makes Which Decision?
Gina Lowdon talks about the realities of making birth choices

Beware the Dead Baby Card...
Johanne Dagustun reveals that it is not always played in the baby's best interests

Violence in Venezuela
Elizabeth Prochaska looks at ground-breaking laws protecting the rights of women

Spanish Rights
Of Birth, Spanish Obstetricians, bad jokes and roses by Jesusa Ricoy-Olariaga

Testing Consent
Amanda Dixon asks looks at routine testing and information given

Human Rights in Childbirth
Gill Boden reports on the International Conference of Jurists, Midwives and Obstetricians that took place in the Hague in May/June 2012

A story of three births
Chloe Bayfield shares the story of her journey to empowered motherhood

Twins and lack of consent
Kate Cox describes her experience birthing premature twins

Research:
Andrea Nove reviews

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Also in this issue:

Conference report: Brazelton Meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine
Conference report: MAMA Conference in Troon
Obituary - Ros Light

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