Tuesday, February 1, 2011

The Legal Right of Pregnant Women

If there is one thing I have noticed since becoming pregnant with my first child and actively working in the childbirth community… it is the fact that most women do not know all of their rights as a pregnant woman.
Contrary to popular belief, pregnancy does not make us all the perfect patient, and we do not have to listen to every last demand, test or suggestion of procedure our provider presents us with. In such a hostile birthing climate, these are rights that all pregnant women should know to help protect themselves and get the best care possible during pregnancy.

To read the rest of this article click here: http://blogs.babble.com/being-pregnant/2011/01/20/legal-rights-of-pregnant-women/

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