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Front Lines of the Homebirth War

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ACOG, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has asked for people to submit their unsuccessful homebirth stories in an effort to collect anonymous anecdotal evidence in their fight against the practice.

The homebirth community immediately responded by logging into the survey and listing positive homebirth stories. All the birth blogs have been soliciting people to log in and ruin the ACOG database.

Immediately, ACOG altered their site, limiting the access to ACOG members.

The events are illuminating.

For one, it …