Birthing and Justice with Dr Ruth De Souza

Season 1 Episode 2: Karel Williams on birthing on country

June 11, 2021 Ruth Season 1 Episode 2
Birthing and Justice with Dr Ruth De Souza
Season 1 Episode 2: Karel Williams on birthing on country
Show Notes

Episode synopsis: What role does community play in childbirth? And why has childbirth become centered on the western hospital system? Karel Williams is an Aboriginal woman with family connections to the Palawa and Western Arrernte Nations and is an experienced Indigenous policy advisor and midwife who champions the culturally simple yet politically complicated practice of birthing on country. 

Episode notes: 

Read more about birthing on country. 

https://anmj.org.au/birthing-on-country-improving-indigenous-health/

Find out more about the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives. https://catsinam.org.au/