McDonald's, a multibillion-dollar worldwide corporation, attacking a little mom-and-pop restaurant for making a chicken sandwich similar to theirs. I don't get it. If you're truly that upset about that measly 1% not coming to you for that service, MAKE YOURS BETTER. If you want to win them back, then improve what you have to offer. Don't continue in the same unpleasant vein that drove that 1% away from you in the first place, or it will grow to 5%, 10%, 30%. That's not what you want, so why are you doing things to encourage it along?I could suggest many changes that would benefit all women and that would be less likely to drive women away from hospitals. Navelgazing Midwife already has. Of course, home birth would not entirely disappear even with the most progressive hospitals. That's a topic for another post, though...
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
I first met Jill through her comments on my blog. She's outspoken, and irreverent. And she just had a home birth after a previous cesarean! (Although technically it wasn't at her own apartment, but at a rental house that belongs to one of her midwife's parents. Minor detail, though.) I thought you would like her post about how the ACOG could take some lessons from the food industry. She likens the ACOG's attack on home birth midwifery--which is now the second most important issue on its state legislative agenda--to:
Posted by Rixa Freeze at Tuesday, September 16, 2008