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Why does it seem doctors are against natural childbirth?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Depends on variables

When you've taken care of newborns for decades you want mom's to have a great experience and a happy outcome.
You hope for the best but plan for the worst.Locally we saw one popular midwife involved in 5 baby deaths in a 1 year period.Early recognition and care would have saved them.We hate to see avoidable calamity in a risky setting.The risks are too great to treat this like planning a party.

In brief: Depends on variables

When you've taken care of newborns for decades you want mom's to have a great experience and a happy outcome.
You hope for the best but plan for the worst.Locally we saw one popular midwife involved in 5 baby deaths in a 1 year period.Early recognition and care would have saved them.We hate to see avoidable calamity in a risky setting.The risks are too great to treat this like planning a party.
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