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Two maternity “gurus” on cesareans and “fairytale births”

Recent interviews with Sheila Kitzinger and Ina May Gaskin have raised interesting points about mother’s expectations for birth and birth outcomes.
As quoted in the Telegraph,
Sheila Kitzinger, the pioneer of the natural birth movement, says heavy marketing of a “perfect birth” has left countless women feeling like failures when their own experiences fall short of expectations.
Sheila [...]