Birth is better with midwives, so why can’t every woman be cared for by a midwife? This episode seeks to explore why California only has 1 midwifery school. Imagine if there were 100 midwifery schools.
Medscape Article “Midwifery Prenatal Care Linked to Fewer Birth Interventions”
California Midwifery Licensing Board 2015 stats
California Community College Nursing programs report
Reducing unnecessary cesarean deliveries in California
California Health Care Foundation
1st episode starts continuous discussion about midwifery.
Midwifery and quality care: findings from a new evidence-informed framework for maternal and newborn care. This study was mentioned in podcast from the Lancet Journal (a four part series).