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UK women forced to wear face masks during labour, charity finds

Survey of 936 women in December shows nearly one in five made to cover up, despite official guidance to contrary

Nearly one in five pregnant women in the UK were forced to wear a face covering during labour, according to research by a charity, despite official health guidance saying they should not be asked to do so.

Women described feeling unable to breathe, having panic attacks or even being sick during labour because they were made to wear a face covering.

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