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CHANDIGARH WOMEN S STUDIES CONFERENCE-Women and Media Why Only Alternatives

opposed to it, and she knew of cases where a Bengali woman who had a Caesarian section held against her, with tragic consequences. So Wendy Savage allowed a longer trial of labour for this woman, but eventually had to persuade her and her husband that a normal delivery was not going to be possible. The baby died two days later, but no post-mortem was carried out and the cause of death remains obscure. Wendy Savage is convinced that the death was not caused by the delay in operating, but the couple in question remain unhappy and feel that she let them down.

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