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UK organisations and others send message of solidarity to Ireland

In the light of the recent case in Ireland – in which a woman was subjected to multiple violations of her body and rights, amounting to cruel and degrading treatment, including refusal of abortion despite the risk of death, forced hydration, and coerced Caesarean section – we support calls in Ireland for the Government to repeal the 8th Amendment and to replace the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Act with a law that prioritises women’s health and rights. 190 more words


A Tale of Three Pregnancies. Part One: 1968

In honor of my sister’s birthday, today I am sharing the story of her birth. This is the first of three birth stories I will be sharing over the next few weeks. 1,651 more words

Birth Stories

Home Health Care

We feel that persons value his or her self-sufficiency as well as level of privacy, and they also don’t want to be an encumbrance on their spouse and children, all of us help it become your purpose to meet up with with the client’s desires as well as advertise self-sufficiency within their individual house environment. 356 more words

Care Giver In Dubai

my perspective on informed consent or refusal

I worked clinical labs, and patient care, for many years. I did phlebotomy (venous blood draws), specimen processing, some testing, and some problem resolution with Doctors and Nurses. 883 more words

Direct Entry Midwives

Obamacare: Hospitals Cash In on the Newly Insured

More Surgery, Maternity Care, ER Visits Boost Admissions—to Insurance Firms’ Chagrin

By Christopher Weaver
The Wall Street Journal

Aug. 4, 2014 7:57 p.m. ET

An ambulance outside of Tenet Healthcare’s Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta, Ga. 1,039 more words

Study: Wide hospital quality gap on maternity care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Where a woman delivers her baby can make a major difference to her own health – a quality gap that remains largely hidden from mothers-to-be. 670 more words


New Publication: How does domestic abuse impact disabled women's access and utilisation of maternity care?

SDHI researchers Jenna Breckenridge and Thilo Kroll, in collaboration with researchers from the Universities of Manchester, Edinburgh and Queen’s University Belfast, have recently published a review of the literature relating to disability, domestic abuse and access to maternity care… 73 more words

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