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DeKalb Medical May Ban Water Births, Other Measures

Aug 29, 2016
Khalil Senosi / Associated Press

  Katie Kissel wants you to know: She’s not some crunchy granola type.

"I really think that there’s a good place for medical intervention in birth when it’s needed,” the Atlanta resident says.

However, she says the birth of her first child was filled with interventions she didn’t really want, including an episiotomy and the administration of the drug Pitocin.

Atlanta Sounds: Baby Birth

Sep 28, 2014

In late 2012, Mary and her husband, Andy Rodriquez, submitted audio to WABE of their hospital room where their soon Tycho would soon be born.

4 hours and 22 minutes later afer their initial recording, Tycho came into the world, and they couple caught his first moments on tape. We've turned that audio into this Atlanta Sound.

    

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