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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.

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert;
Norville, Deborah
Duration:
00:02:00

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