Kourtney Kardashian's televised birth sparks debate

Thursday September 20, 2012

Questions have been raised as to whether Kourtney Kardashian's televised birth has taken the family's renowned open relationship with the media just a bit too far.

Referred to as 'catching', the footage reveals the reality TV star's active participation in her birth to second child Penelope.

Kourtney's decision to have her birth filmed has provoked an inevitable split division of opinions and an explosive reaction amongst fans.

While some have deemed the news as "shocking", others believe it to be a natural concept which allows parents to have the first contact with their newborn.

Sue Mcdonald from the Guardian stated "Touch is so fundamental to the mother-baby relationship and helps with bonding and breastfeeding. It is far more shocking when the baby is immediately taken away from the mother."

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