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The radical birth keeper

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09 May
๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐Ÿด ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ. For some expectant parents, the opportunity to enjoy a more intimate, natural birth experience at home โ€“ supported by a trusted midwife โ€“ is sought after. And that was true of a Cape Town couple who secured the services of a โ€œmidwifeโ€ recommended to them by a local businesswoman.โ€ฏ But within hours of labour, and as their unborn baby went into distress, they realised the person in whom theyโ€™d placed all their trust was not what they believed her to be. And theyโ€™re not alone. Carte Blanche investigates how this self-styled โ€œbirth keeperโ€ has so far escaped accountability.