Baby Talk 2/27/13

Producer/Host: Cathy Jacobs
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Babies and families
Program Topic: Home birth
Key Discussion Points:
a) What are some reasons to birth a baby at home rather than in a hospital?
b). What are some of the economic implications of encouraging home births?
c). What does “culture of birth” mean? How can it be influenced?
d). What are some current political efforts to encourage birthing at home?

Ellie Daniels, Certified Professional Midwife with Morningstar Midwifery in Belfast, Maine