“I opted for a natural childbirth,” one woman said brightly.
Over at The Week, Elissa Strauss wrote that the show was evidence that “the cult of natural childbirth has gone too far.”
There are, of course, vocal advocates for natural childbirth that undoubtedly go to far.
It has been proved by statistics that the danger of immediate death is fifteen times as great as in natural childbirth.
natural childbirth n.
A method of childbirth in which medical intervention is minimized and the mother often practices relaxation and breathing techniques to control pain and ease delivery.