Legal pressures on childbirth options

by Walter Olson on June 21, 2014

“Judging from Facebook, the country seems to be brimming with women who have had ‘unsatisfying experiences’ in hospitals,” writes Naomi Schaefer Riley. I’m quoted: “Our tort system works to take away women’s choices. In the name of safety we allow litigation to slice away at the range of choices women have,” whether it be choice of at-home or close-to-home options, choice of personnel, or choice of delivery method. [New York Post]