Teri Ewing at the Temple of Heaven

A Hospital Visit in China

Few Chinese have homebirths; according to the author, those in the hospital are rushed and immediate bonding with the mothers is not seen as important. This article provides a fascinating thumbnail sketch of a Chinese obstetric ward.
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About Author: Teri Ewing

Teri Ewing, RNC, has been a labor and delivery nurse at McKenzie Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, Oregon, for the past 10 years and delights in practicing midwifery-model birthing care. She is the mother of three sons, Robin, age 12, and twins Simon and Elliott, age 10. All were born naturally without medical intervention.

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