A Breech Birth at Home

French, Morag
December 2011
Midwifery Matters;Winter2011, Issue 131, p10
Academic Journal
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of having a breech birth at home assisted by midwives from the One to One individualised midwifery program.


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