Know What You’re Up Against When Giving Birth at a Hospital

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By Adriana Lozada. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Midwife and researcher, Dr. Mimi Niles, talks to Adriana Lozada about the U.S. hospital system, how your goals as a birthing person are at odds with the system’s goals, and how to tap into your power as a consumer within said system so you can have a better birth experience.

If you liked this episode, listen to this episode on the cultural ideals that shape your birth experience, and this interview on Birth Models (both are part of our series on “Models and Places of Birth”).

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