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Every baby deserves a gentle birth

“If we are to seriously address the care needs of women who desire low intervention births, we must address the provision of safe water birth in hospitals and remove impediments to such services.”
-Dr. Duncan Neilson, Perinatologist, Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Portland, Oregon

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How can women reclaim their birthing power?
Just add water.

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