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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 27, 1989
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(Studio: Deborah Norville) Report introduced.

(NYC: Robert Bazell) "New England Journal of Medicine" article quoted with regard to safety and popularity of birth ctrs. as alternative to costly hospital deliveries; article's conclusions outlined on screen, scenes shown from birth ctrs. [Mother Gwen BENET - comments on delivering her baby here.] [Study dir. Euniece ERDS - comments on birth ctrs.] Mother of baby Christopher Martell reported transported to hospital when complications arose during labor at birth center Study predicted to cause wider acceptance of birth ctrs. by pro. orgs.

Bazell, Robert;
Norville, Deborah

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