Sheila Kitzinger, natural childbirth expert, dies aged 86

April 12, 2015 3:43 PM

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Prolific author and anthropologist Sheila Kitzinger - who wrote more than 25 books on childbirth - has died at her Oxfordshire home at the age of 86.

In the 1960s and 70s she developed the concept of a "birth plan", which aimed to give more choice to pregnant women.

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