In the print and social media heated debates have often taken place over interventions during birth. Some women and birthing people only want medicalised care where there is another group who want to choose less intervention birth.
In this talk Claire discusses her PhD research, during which she explored how midwives facilitate women who want to have alternative physiological births.
The study highlighted how midwives wanted to build trusting relationships, found ways of supporting, negotiated and balanced behind the scenes and found ways to manage birth.
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