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Home birth to be prohibited in Belarus?

Whether parliamentarians are really discussing the possibility to legally prohibiting home birth, was spoken at the talk show “What’s going on? ”.

Lyudmila Makarina-Kibak, Chairperson of the Standing Commission of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on Healthcare, Physical Culture, Family and Youth Affairs:
No, the issue is not being discussed. A woman has a right to be rendered medical aid. At the moment home birth won’t be prohibited. Tough we do not support it. Responsibility won’t be brought up at the moment as well, the issue is not considered.

However, if anything happens, the responsible people are charged with criminal sanctions.

However, we, the medical commission, do not support home birth.

Home birth to be prohibited in Belarus?