Products of Conception (Article)

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This is a very good article on ‘…well-meaning paternalism and shame [that] had laid cloaks of silence over their histories…’ Alice D. Dreger talks of her work doing medical history recovery and in this story she is searching for information for Deborah Costandine who had a stillborn conjoined twins in 1977. This is a good reminder of how withholding information for people’s own good is not best practice and is usually, if not always, harmful.

Read it here