For soon-to-be trans parents, laboring and birthing in the private, predictable environment of home is sometimes the safest option.
After a targeted attack on a Kabul maternity ward, traumatised midwives struggle to keep working amid a healthcare system on the brink of collapse.
Nationwide, expectant parents are avoiding the hospital and turning to midwives.
The Nelson couple took their case to Human Rights Commission. Plus midwives protest and poor prison conditions.
"Some women vomit a few times during labor, others get diarrhea."
"It's all about profit and not about compassion or about care."
Last month saw the first strike over pay by NHS workers in England for 32 years and today the struggle continued—thousands refused to go to work for four hours this morning.
If you're about to give birth any time soon, rest assured—they've seen, and been covered in, it all before.