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Never Safer; Never More Afraid: Women’s Voices and Stories of Childbearing and Fear

  • Cathy WilliamsEmail author
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Abstract

Childbearing and childbirth has never been safer. Women and babies in the UK have the lowest rates of mortality in all of our history. Women no longer need to worry about dying in childbirth, as their great grandmothers did, yet fear of birth is increasing.

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  3. Heads Together Campaign (2019) https://www.headstogether.org.uk/. Accessed 8 Apr 2019

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Doula, Private PracticeLutonUK

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