Abstract no. 188

The worldwide trend away from natural vaginal birth to caesarean section is dramatic. In most European countries its rate is above 30%: every third child is born by the knife. Doctors often encourage their clients’ decision for surgical birth (“modern life style”) and...

Abstract no. 28

This presentation discusses the impact of MDGs (Millennium Development Goals) , specifically MDG 5 which aims at reducing maternal mortality, on women’s health and birth experiences in rural Bangladesh. Bangladesh implemented policies which encourage hospital birth...