Childbirth in America

Presented by Melissa Youssi.

The history of birth in the United States is a story about fear of feminine power that is specific to no gender. Explore the ebb and flow of women claiming and refusing birth power over the last 100 years and how that brings us to today. Why and how have we given over power to the omnipotent doctor, the scalpel, the abdominal scar and the epidemic of induction and medical birth? How do we get it back?

















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