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Concern at SA homebirth reporting

Midwives are concerned a recommendation to report all high risk homebirths will push the practice underground, Darren Mara reports. The Australian College of Midwives has expressed “grave concern” over calls by the South Australian deputy coroner for mandatory reporting by ...

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Not alone: call for homebirth research

A British study will be replicated here to provide much needed statistical evidence for the continuing debate over midwives' duties. Mardi Chapman reports. It’s hard to find a more polarised debate than homebirths. Platitudes such as “a woman’s right to ...

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Cooperative approach to homebirth essential: Greens

Collaborative and integrated model of practice is necessary. The Australian Greens are calling for a more unified approach to make homebirths a suitable option for Australian mothers. Senator Rachel Siewert, Greens health spokesperson, said homebirth was a popular option in ...

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