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Sheila Kitzinger (1929-2015), Writer, social anthropologist and birth educator

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Campaigner for nurtured and evidence-based childbirth. Kitzinger has worked towards women's informed choice on pregnancy and childbirth and supported home births since the 1960s. A graduate in social anthropology from St Hugh's College, Oxford, her research on childbirth includes women's experiences of episiotomy, induction, and the birth environment.

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Sheila Kitzinger

by Julia Fullerton-Batten
C-type colour print, 27 February 2006
NPG P1128(8)