Appalled is a strong word. And I can understand the hub-bub. A planned home birth is one thing. An unplanned homebirth is scary and rather shocking, particulary to the people involved.
|If she had been screaming and thrashing about so some man could have rescued her and been a hero, maybe she wouldn't have been threatened with CPS.|
|I think it's the whole "man saving a woman in distress" thing. Of course no one wants to hear that women plan these sort of births all the time and take care of themselves.|
|You see the sherriff/cop/etc interviewed on the news like he performed this heroic, lifesaving act. C'mon.|