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a life in architecture - sheila kitzinger

A pioneer of choice for mothers when giving birth, and the freedom to be in control during delivery, has made Sheila Kitzinger MBE synonymous with the National Childbirth Trust. It comes as no surprise, then, to learn that her favourite building 'somewhere in Spain'- she thinks it may be Barcelona 'though the design has a Moorish feel to it'- is a birth room (pictured) 'designed by midwives, based on their understanding of how women act spontaneously in childbirth'.

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