Take a look at the story today in Huffington Post "New Mom's Uncensored Photos Reveal The Beautiful, Messy Reality Of Home Birth"
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Natural births difficult unless you prepare for it correctly.
In Finland it is not permitted. I have covered this in one of my tutorials.
Although Finland has the lowest mortality rate with regard to childbirth, something is missing in the mother/child relationship.
That develops out of natural childbirth.
Please see the details in my book "Raising a Child the Montessori Way" where the importance of natural childbirth is discussed.
In my case, our first daughter was born in a hospital in an English village (Cross Houses), the second, our elder son was born in our home in a very small English village (Shawbury), while the next two, a daughter and then our youngest son were born in Willingdon Hospital, in Chennai. Each was difficult in its own way.
I have just uploaded Tutorial 5 A, 5 B and 5 C on Scribd.com
The next upload of the Tutorial series will be in a couple of days.