Birth and Maternity Care in a Pandemic

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By Brian Southwell and WNCU public radio. 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.

Some of our news headlines in recent months have focused on those we have lost as people have died during the pandemic. At the same time, during this same period many new parents have welcomed babies into the world. That raises important questions about the type of health care we are able to offer families. On this episode, we talk with two people who are helping to shape the future of maternal and birth care in North Carolina and around the United States: Dana Iglesias of the Chatham Hospital Maternity Care Center and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Ellen Chetwynd, a breastfeeding researcher, lactation consultant, and advocate.

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