Unassisted childbirth advocate Laura Shanley and midwife Mairi Breen-Rothman will be discussing the "over-medicalization" of childbirth and the issues, advantages, and challenges of giving birth at home--and taking your requests!!--live today at 1pm EST on the Washington Post's website.
Live Discussion - Freebirth Movement [washingtonpost.com]
Laura Shanley's site, UnassistedChildbirth.com [unassistedchildbirth.com]
"US OB/GYN: 'Home delivery is for pizza'": Going It Alone [guardian.co.uk]
image: Mike Doughty, Bowery Ballroom, May 2005 [mikedoughty.com]