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Childbirth and the legislations examines features of English, usa, Canadian, and Australian legislation because it applies to the fetus, the pregnant girl, and the health practitioner or midwife who offers antenatal and perinatal care. a big a part of the ebook contains a severe exam of the law's makes an attempt to guard the fetus, that's threatened by means of behavior reminiscent of a legal attack, maternal drug-taking or parental refusal of scientific therapy. the rest of the paintings bargains with the quickly increasing and more and more complicated physique of legislations at the legal responsibility of obstetricians, basic practitioners, and midwives while negligent antenatal or perinatal care has been supplied. there are lots of occasions during which those wellbeing and fitness care execs (or their staff) may be susceptible to pay damages. they are often sued if their negligence has harmed the mummy, triggered the beginning of an injured, disabled, or stillborn baby, or has ended in the beginning of an undesirable baby. The e-book presents a accomplished assertion of the legislation on antenatal intervention to guard the fetus and at the tasks of these who deal with pregnant girls. by means of interpreting the character of the connection among a pregnant girl and her fetus, and the operation of kid defense and felony legislation and the legislation of negligence John Seymour explores questions on maternal autonomy, the rights of the lady and the fetus, and the function of the legislation in holding these rights and supplying reimbursement while anything is going fallacious.

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Published 2000 by Oxford University Press. Childbirth and the Law. John Seymour. © Oxford University Press 2000. Published 2000 by Oxford University Press. Childbirth and the Law. John Seymour. © Oxford University Press 2000. Published 2000 by Oxford University Press.

Childbirth and the Law. John Seymour. © Oxford University Press 2000. Published 2000 by Oxford University Press. Childbirth and the Law. John Seymour. © Oxford University Press 2000. Published 2000 by Oxford University Press. Childbirth and the Law. John Seymour. © Oxford University Press 2000. Published 2000 by Oxford University Press.

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