Podcast Episode 6: The United States of Childbirth

In this episode of The Feminologist, we discuss:

  • attitudes toward labor and post-partum period 
  • We are acculturated to have no control over our bodies during this process–what to do about it
  • C-sections: prevalence and discussion of guilt
  • hypnobirthing self-hypnosis and preparation for labor and delivery 
  • obstetric violence and birth violation 
  • bullying in the birth room
  • the benefits of having a birth doula
  • the role of partners in birth 
  • support in the post-partum period
  • natural practices such as delayed cord cutting, placenta encapsulation and delayed baby bathing

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