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How Midwives Learn: Origins of the Home Birth Controversy

How Midwives Learn: Origins of the Home Birth Controversy Event Flyer Recent media coverage of the increasing popularity of out-of-hospital births in the U.S. has generated a widespread debate about the politics and place of birth. This is not a … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Mother, Midwife, Doctor, State: What to Do About Place of Birth?

Deborah Fisch, JD, and Nancy Herta, MD, presented at Thursday morning’s Bioethics for Breakfast event, offering opposing views on the topic, “Mother, Midwife, Doctor, State: What to Do About Place of Birth?” The topic of childbirth has recaptured national attention, with … Continue reading

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New article from Libby Bogdan-Lovis published in ATRIUM issue “Bad Girls”

Elizabeth (Libby) Bogdan-Lovis and Raymond De Vries co-authored the article “The Baddest Births in Town” in Issue 12 (Winter 2014) of ATRIUM, the Report of the Northwestern Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program. “… [W]hile all pregnant women walk the line between “good … Continue reading

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Center’s Libby Bogdan-Lovis co-edits a special JCE issue on “Place of Birth”

Elizabeth (Libby) Bogdan-Lovis and collaborators Charlotte de Vries and Raymond de Vries co-edited a special issue of the Journal of Clinical Ethics on “Place of Birth” (Vol. 24, No. 3, Fall 2013). Her co-authored contribution with Raymond de Vries, “Ethics … Continue reading

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