Monthly Archives: September 2014

Breaking the silence on obstetric violence: A case study on power/knowledge, medical discipline and the resistance of the childbearing woman

There are no relations of power without resistances; the latter are all the more real and effective because they are formed right at the point where relations of power are exercised. – Michel Foucault Any doula can tell you when … Continue reading

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Submit your story to break the silence

Please consider submitting your story if you have experienced abuse at the hands of medical professionals during childbirth. I know that it is difficult to break the silence about these experiences, but it is important to let others know that … Continue reading

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