Get real, girls – pain is part of childbirth !
Posted by: Sue Atkins
The new guidelines, announced last week, instruct GPs to encourage women to have natural labours with as little medical help as possible.
Caesareans cost the NHS £1,200 a time, while epidurals are around £200. Unsurprisingly, people have expressed outrage, with critics condemning it as barbaric and even a form of legalised torture.
Jenni Murray writes in the Daily Mail wondering why so many women today can’t envisage giving birth without drugs or even surgery?
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