The experts noted that the medicalised
cut is even higher in urban settings at 28 per cent with major targets being newborns.
If it were sufficient reason, unprotected consensual sexual intercourse should be medicalised
for the same reason.
Or is more institutional care the medicalised
answer of a society that ultimately values economic efficiency over inclusiveness?
"These figures are alarming because they validate our concern that growing up is being medicalised
Mum's story: "We had planned to have a water birth at home as I'm not a fan of medicalised
births and our other son, Cayo, who is 10, was born at home as well.
FULL CIRCLE OVER the centuries, we've gone from women giving birth in their private bedchambers, to a medicalised
approach designed to limit maternal deaths - and now, back to a trend for home births, with just a midwife present.
It is normal in the first couple of days to experience low mood and feel a bit tearful and that shouldn't be medicalised
. The training is there for people involved with looking after women at this time to tell them if what they are going through is normal, or whether the severity has increased.
" deliveries by obstetricians, with their plethora of IVs, anaesthesia and expensive ultrasounds, make American births the most expensive in the world.
If you spend time in pleasurable activities with your child, they will want to please you." To people who say that naughtiness shouldn't be medicalised
, he warns that ignoring conduct disorder is neglectful.
It is not a how-to book, but certainly a book that will challenge thinking on ideas that might have become an entrenched part of practice, especially medicalised
(13) that that there are strong ethical and legal imperatives for a practitioner to obtain authorisation for modern 'medicalised
' vaginal delivery.
The Minister of Women's Empowerment said "We encourage female circumcision to be medicalised
and practiced by trained health personnel to avoid further harm".