• Should you leave the placenta attached? What you need to know about the pros and cons of Lotus Births

    One year ago - By Metro

    Would you keep the placenta attached? (Picture: Phebe Lou Morson for Metro.co.uk)
    It's a common scene from rom-coms and family movies alike: The red-faced mother to be, legs akimbo on a hospital gurney, seizing the doctor by the stethoscope to growl ‘epidural!'
    However, more women than ever before are opting for natural labour. Some are even shunning medical intervention altogether by choosing ‘freebirths.'
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