The birth companion


By Uma Sudhir

 

Childbirth can be an intensely painful, scary and lonely. Having someone who cares by your side in those difficult moments can transform that experience. Realising that, the Tamil Nadu government started allowing a birth companion to be present with a woman in labour. The virtually no-cost scheme has been found valuable in more ways than one.

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About t s sudhir & uma sudhir

Uma Sudhir and T S Sudhir are senior journalists, based in Hyderabad. Both work for NDTV. Uma is a Tamilian, who was educated in
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