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Episode from the podcastDown to Birth

#5 | Preterm Babies & the Case for Midwifery Care: Interview with Midwife/Author Amy Romano

Released Wednesday, 15th January 2020
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Certified Nurse Midwife and award-winning author of Optimal Care in Childbirth: The Case for a Physiologic Approach, Amy Romano, joins us today to share dramatic trends ranging from physiologic to sociologic, which are contributing to poor outcomes in the U.S., especially for black women. 
  • What are the risk factors for preterm birth, and do those risk factors impact black and white women differently?  
  • What mental and emotional factors are contributing to preterm babies? 
  • Finally, Amy discusses the provider/client benefits of a Yale model of care involving group midwifery care.

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