C-Sections and the Real Crime
April 12, 2004
By REBECCA JOHNSON
Prosecutors in Salt Lake City announced last week that they
had dropped charges of homicide against a woman who delayed
a Cesarean section despite doctors' advice that it was
necessary to save the lives of her twins. It was a step in
the right direction, but the decision to criminalize the
woman's choice - one of her twins was later delivered
stillborn, the other survived with complications, and the
mother has pleaded guilty to child endangerment - was wrong
from the start.http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/12/opinion/12JOHN.html?
Got this off my local Homebirth newsletter, just thought I'd share...
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