Episode 70 - Freebirth in the Media with Charlotte King ABC reporter

Ep 70 - Freebirth in the Media with Charlotte King ABC reporter

In this episode of the great birth rebellion, Mel meets with Charlotte King, a researcher and reporter from the ABC news network in Australia. Charlotte was one of the reporters working on a recent (Feb 2024) media story about Freebirth in Australia. This investigation has been going for approximately 8 months and was released this week in the shadow of the very unfortunate deaths of twins born during a freebirth. The great birth rebellion would like to extend our sympathies and compassion toward the families whose births did not go as they had hoped. Please know that the great birth rebellion has no intention of placing judgement on any womans birth choices and in this space women are respected for whatever birth choice they make. This podcast brings into question the growing movement and industry around freebirth and asks the question about if freebirth is still a choice freely made by women, or is the choice being manipulated by freebirth keepers and doulas and social media representations of freebirth.

We encourage you to listen to Charlottes story on the ABC podcast as she tells the story of what she discovered about the freebirth industry here in Australia.


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