Whatever happened to the precautionary principle?

precautionary principleEthically, medical intervention has to prove itself against nature. Not the other way around.

Thanks to The Practising Midwife, I’m sharing an article I wrote recently about this, which was written partly as a response to the increasing volume of research promoting induction of labour over letting women’s and babies’ bodies decide when labour should start.

Read it here:Whatever happened to the precautionary principle?

And if you’re interested in learning more or discussing the issues around induction, check out post-term pregnancy: exploring evidence, inspiring confidence!

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