midwifery podcast

Midwifery Podcast

This page an ongoing conversation about midwifery and the historical, social, economic, and political aspects.

Midwifery and quality care: findings from a new evidence-informed framework for maternal and newborn care. This study was mentioned in podcast from the Lancet Journal (a four part series).

Midwifery Podcast Introduction

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Midwifery Podcast Two

The episode takes a humorous look at midwifery work; sharing the top 10 things it takes to be a midwife. Click to see written copy

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Midwifery Podcast Three

Birth is better with midwives, so why can’t every woman be cared for by a midwife? This episode seeks to explore why California only has 1 midwifery school. Imagine if there were 100 midwifery schools.
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Resources

Medscape Article “Midwifery Prenatal Care Linked to Fewer Birth Interventions”

California Midwifery Licensing Board 2015 stats

California Community College Nursing programs report:

Reducing unnecessary cesarean deliveries in California

California Health Care Foundation

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