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Midwives Slam NYC Hospital for Forcing Women to Give Birth Alone

A group of New York City midwives slammed a Manhattan hospitals new policy prohibiting partners in delivery rooms this week, warning that the restrictions to combat COVID-19 could lead to more expectant mothers giving birth at home whether or not that is the best medical decision for them. NYC Midwives calls on the State of New York and all New York hospitals to follow WHO guidelines and affirm their commitment to allowing one essential support person to accompany all laboring people, the group said in a statement. As New York-Presbyterian…

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Woman Gives Her Boyfriend Of 3 Years An Out After Getting Cancer, He Proposes Instead

No matter who you are or where you live, life seems to give a fair share of lemons to everyone. It could be a single fruit or an enormous handful but you can be sure of one thing only – you will definitely get it. Jillian Hanson from New Jersey got her handful when she found out she had cancer. Knowing times would get pretty rough, she decided it would only be fair to her and her boyfriend as well if he knew it wouldn’t be easy and take his…

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