British Journal of Midwifery, Vol. 18, Iss. 4, 01 Apr 2010, pp 263 - 266
In law a midwife must obtain a valid consent from a woman before any touching can occur (F v West Berkshire HA ). To be valid, that consent must be full, given voluntarily and the woman giving consent must be reasonably informed about the treatment and its risks (Chatterton v Gerson ).
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