Pregnant women struggle so much already with isolation and loss of control over their birth plans — coronavirus has brought even more challenges.
COVID-19 restrictions are pushing pregnant women into hospitals, but many are rebelling and choosing home birth or freebirth regardless.
Gender neutral language in childbirth and the maternity care system may feel “polite,” but harms women.
“We can’t do this as individuals — we have to do this as sisters.”
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Mary Lou Singleton, a midwife, nurse practitioner, and reproductive sovereignty activist about everything from self-abortion to midwifery to where the reproductive rights movement went wrong.
In this episode we continue to explore the natural birth movement and the debate around medicalized birth vs so-called “natural birth.” On the last show I spoke with Ness Fraser, a doula…