Excessive medical intervention in childbirth


While a small proportion of women require dramatic surgical intervention to deliver a baby, most mothers require none of the expensive overprecautions used as normal maternity care. The movement of midwives and home birthing training have created a healthy alternative to the terrifying experience of hospitalization, overmedication and regimentation that surround the birthing process in most developed countries.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST