Pugh's case was not one in which a woman forgoes medical treatment during childbirth with the intention of killing her fetus or one in which a woman undergoes unassisted childbirth after being told to do so would severely imperil the child's life.
What does UC stand for?
UC stands for Unassisted Childbirth (birth without a medical professional in attendance)
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We have 26 other meanings of UC in our Acronym Attic
- ULANA Certified
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Ultimate Climber (blog)
- Ultra Compact
- Ultra Cricket (game)
- Ultrasonic Consolidation
- Umbrella Corporation
- Unanimous Consent (various organizations)
- Unarmed Combat (UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Enhanced with the inclusion of a listing of unassisted childbirth resources, an extensive bibliography, and a comprehensive index, "Unassisted Childbirth" is thoroughly 'reader friendly' and a model of scholarship making it especially recommended for community, academic, and medical school reference collections, as well as informative and appropriate for the non-specialist general reader with an interest in natural childbirth.
I trawled the internet and when I discovered there was such a thing as unassisted childbirth - known as freebirthing - I was really excited and decided to do it.
Affirm, Affirm, Affirm In her book Unassisted Childbirth, Laura Kaplan Shanley stresses the importance of positive thoughts regarding the planned homebirth.