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July 4th, 2007, 12:34 AM
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There is a post which I am always referring people to which explains some of the points of EMTALA - a piece of federal legislation stating that a woman who goes to any hospital in active labor cannot be turned away and must be treated according to her wishes until the baby and placenta are delivered.

http://www.justmommies.com/boards/index.ph...t&p=3853962
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