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Should childbirth be painful?


Should more women endure pain in childbirth? Dr Denis Walsh, associate professor in midwifery at the University of Nottingham, has expressed concern about the levels of pain-relief being used in childbirth. He discusses his concerns with Dr Maggie Blott, a consultant obstetrician at University College London.

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