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Midwife faces prison for promoting home births

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Midwife Agnes Gereb faces five years in prison for promoting home births in Hungary, where hospital birth is effectively compulsory. 

Dr Gereb, founder of the Napilag birthing centre and a recognised international expert on home birth, was arrested on 5 October before appearing in court on 12 October wearing handcuffs and leg chains.

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