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Underground Births


Where birth morphs into an illict act, thanks to the Australian media and the government bodies. Language is everything and implying that birth needs to be hidden and "underground" also implies it is illegal.

1 October 2011 - Tougher rules for midwives flagged

18 August 2009 - Fears for home deliveries as home births driven underground

18 August 2009 - Midwife laws may drive births underground

11 August 2009 - Baby steps as hospitals deliver a helping hand to homebirth push


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