The Great Birth Rebellion

The Great Birth Rebellion

Hosted by: Mel and B

Modern birth practices are stifling women's autonomy, minimising the birth experience and endorsing the medicalisation of birth. The Great Birth Rebellion dismantles western beliefs and management of birth and...

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Episode 5 - Preparing your vulva for matrescence

In this episode B prepared a pelvic bowl full of information about how to prepare your body for pregnancy and birth, instead we got stuck at the very beginning on the clitoris, the right way to poo, the importance of...
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Episode 4 - Finding and interpreting research

We are ALL about sharing evidence-based information. That is, information that comes out of actual research papers. This week, along with our guest Prof. Hannah Dahlen, Mel and B talk about how anyone (maternity care...
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Episode 3 - Due dates.

Due dates - this week we talk about due dates, how they are calculated, how the timing of pregnancy has been medicalised, the shortfalls of 'estimated due dates' and the importance of knowing your due date in a world...
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Episode 2 - The medicalisation spectrum

We discuss the medicalisation spectrum... if you don't know what that is then this episode is for you. We discuss the spectrum of physiological philosophy and along the spectrum to biomedical philosophy and how to...
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Episode 1 - Let the rebellion begin!

Welcome to our introductory episode to the great rebellion podcast, Meet Dr Melanie Jackson and her co host B for this first episode where you can learn about them, and why they are worth listening to.
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