Cutting Through The Fear And Go Through Childbirth Without Apprehension

Roanna Rosewood
Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest: Roanna Rosewood
Guest Bio: Roanna Rosewood is the Operations Director of Human Rights in Childbirth, an international NGO, based in The Netherlands. Roanna works to clarify and advance the fundamental human rights of pregnant women. She is also an international award-winning birth empowerment speaker and the author of, “Cut, Stapled, & Mended: When One Woman Reclaimed Her Body and Gave Birth on Her Own Terms After Cesarean.” (Confluence Press, 2013).

Segment Overview
Roanna Rosewood discusses how a woman can “cut through the fear” and go through the process of childbirth with out apprehension.



Transcription

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Neal Howard: Hello. You’re listening to Health Professional Radio. I’m your host, Neal Howard. Childbirth is something that we’re all familiar with in one way or another. We’re either giving birth, helping with the process. We’re someone’s pharmacist, we’re someone’s gynaecologist, we’re someone’s midwife, someone’s husband, best friend. So we’re all familiar with how we get here. We’re also all familiar with the discomfort, with the fear, that is often associated with giving birth, some apprehension.

Everybody wants a healthy, happy baby and a nice, smooth pregnancy and childbirth. But sometimes, it can be scary. Our guest in studio today, Roanna Rosewood, is the Operations Director of Human Rights in Childbirth which is an international NGO based in the Netherlands. It’s great to have you here with us today, Roanna.

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