Why an OB/GYN Chose to Have a Homebirth

Birthful

25-05-2022 • 27 mins


OB/GYN and medical educator, Dr. Amali Lokugamage talks with Adriana about how being pregnant propelled a paradigm shift in her ideas about birth, leading her to give birth at home.

A champion of human rights in childbirth, she shares why birth recommendations have become so hospital-centric, and why it would benefit us all to embrace more family-centered, integrated, and collaborative models of care.

If you liked this episode, listen to this episode on prenatal yoga, and this interview about the value of birth doulas.

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