Does private hospital care mean better care?

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How are women supposed to think of birth as normal and achievable if all they hear are horror stories of forceps, vacuum extractors and undignified, unsupported labours with women forced to lie on their backs, legs spread for all the world to see? The beautiful birth I had with my last baby (after two previous caesarean sections—one emergency and one elective) is such a rare experience in the private sector, let alone the public sector.