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The Better Birth podcast: Obstetric violence, and the maternity crisis with Amity Reed

Updated: Sep 26, 2022


Season 6 of the Better Birth podcast is LIVE! In this episode I chat to journalist, author, midwife and mother Amity Reed about her experience of working within the NHS system, why she left, and the work she now does to affect change in maternity. We discuss obstetric violence, its paternalistic and patriarchal roots, and why campaigns such as her work with the White Ribbon Alliance is so sorely needed to change the outcomes for so many birthing women and people.


If you'd like to read Amity's book Overdue, you can purchase a copy on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Overdue-Birth-burnout-blueprint-better/dp/1780664109 You can also find Amity on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/amity.reed/ or view her website https://www.amityreed.com


Check out the podcast on Anchor FM, Spotify, Apple podcasts and all other popular streaming platforms.




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