If you’re curious about how your Great Grandmother’s birth may have differed from yours, this is the episode for you. In today’s episode Deb interviews Tina Cassidy author of Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born. Ms. Cassidy became curious about birth when she realized how different her expectations of birth were from her mother, and grandmother. In her book she examines the changing landscape of birth from the Egyptian Siwa, to the Midwives in France’s Auvergne region, to current the current relationship between midwifery and obstetrics. So tune in to hear about changes in hospital protocols, pain relief, midwives, and more!
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