Tasmanian mothers birth at home after traumatic hospital birthing experiences

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Updated December 28 2020 - 9:07am, first published 9:00am
Bethany Ayton chose to birth her daughter Clementine at home after her first birthing experience in the hospital led to emotional birth trauma. Pictures: Flick + Dave Photography
Bethany Ayton chose to birth her daughter Clementine at home after her first birthing experience in the hospital led to emotional birth trauma. Pictures: Flick + Dave Photography

Tasmanian mothers are increasingly deciding to give birth at home after their negative and traumatic experiences of labouring and birthing on hospital maternity wards.

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