The Journal of Clinical Ethics


Darcia Narváez, “Seeking an Alternative Baseline for Birth,”

The Journal of Clinical Ethics 24, no. 3 (Fall 2013): 285-6.



      Birth is a spiritual experience for mother and baby. Women need information and psychological preparation before birth, and a knowledgeable companion during birth. Unless medical intervention is needed, medical personnel should step back and stay out of the way.


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