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Karen Carr, the well-known Baltimore midwife whose prosecution in connection with an Alexandria baby’s death triggered a passionate debate about home births, was convicted of two felonies yesterday in Alexandria Circuit Court.
Originally posted by nixie_nox
On one hand, you should be able to choose where and how you have your child. On the other, you should gaurentee the child's safety.
Does it give the medical community too much power to require you to give birth in a hospital setting?
Or should you be allowed to risk a homebirth as you see fit?
This is in no way to slander the wonderful work of actual licensed, dedicated midwives.