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Midwives – Leading the Way With Quality Care At a key moment when maternal/child health, morbidities, and mortalities are being discussed in national health care arenas, birthing people and midwives are not being included in those discussions. The abhorrent maternal and infant mortality rates in the U.S. were recently discussed at a panel at the […]

originally posted by UpWorthy JUNE 26, 2015 How 7 things that have nothing to do with rape (or normal childbirth!) perfectly illustrate the concept of voluntary consent In 2013, Zerlina Maxwell ignited a firestorm of controversy when she strongly recommended we stop telling women how to not get raped. Here are her words, from the […]

Henry Ford Hospital trains its doctors to provide empathy along w/ medical therapies – report UpWorthy

by faithgibson January 6, 2017

 Repost from UpWorthy January 6, 2017   By James Gaine Bio of  Dr. Rana Awdish: “I effectively bled to death in my own hospital” ~ Highlight ~ Henry Ford Hospital has embraced culture of empathy. She is now part of the hospital system’s new Department of Physician Communication and Peer Support. Among other things, medical staff at […]

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