Sheila Kitzinger, pioneer of home birth, dies at 86

April 13, 2015 2:34 AM

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In the early 60’s and 70’s, natural childbirth guru, anthropologist and author Sheila Kitzinger came up with the idea of home births- a plan that aims to give pregnant women more choice when it comes to giving birth.

She had five children, all born at home naturally. Kitzinger believes that midwives played a crucial role in all of her successful home births.

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