We applaud the recent article from Birth Monopoly about the impacts of the use of the word "allowed" when it comes to labor, birth and babies. The author writes: "It’s time to change our language around this to reflect the legal and ethical reality that it is the patient who chooses to allow the provider to do something—not the other way around—and to eliminate a word that has no place between true partners in care." Our teaching tip for this week is to:
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