Episode 7: On the Pathologization of Birth

Nathan starts this one off with a brief recap/final thoughts around our “types of midwives” episode; then, Maryn and Nathan dive into a brief discussion around how pregnancy is often approached from a fatalist perspective. Is it really our job as caregivers to constantly focus on what could go wrong?

About the Midwife and the OB

Can a doctor and a midwife get along? Or at least respectfully disagree on important issues surrounding pregnancy and birth? The One About the Midwife and the OB is a collaborative project between Maryn Green, CPM and Nathan Riley, MD that hopes to bridge the gap personally and professionally between medicine and midwifery. Listen in on these honest conversations between friends as they tackle topics in pregnancy and birth that are often divisive.

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