How Traditional Obstetric Practices Can Work Hand-in-hand With Midwifery

Irene Chain-Kalinowski
Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest: Irene Chain-Kalinowski
Guest Bio: Irene Chain-Kalinowski is a registered nurse and registered midwife with a post-graduate degree in health sciences. She has served as a midwife in the Middle East, United Kingdom and her native New Zealand. Her new book is MY BODY MY BABY: Take Charge of Your Childbirth Experience and Celebrate It. Visit

Segment Overview
Irene Kalinowski discusses the inspiration for her book “My Body, My Baby….”. Also touched on are her views on how traditional obstetric practices can work hand-in-hand with Midwifery.


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Neal Howard: Hello, you are listening to Health Professional Radio. I’m your host Neal Howard. Our guest in studio today is Irene Chain Kalinowski. Irene is a nurse, a midwife of 34 years, and she’s been quite busy delivering more than 2,000 babies in hospitals all over around the globe. She’s got experience in childbirth, nursing, and midwifery in the United States, also in the United Kingdom, and there in her native New Zealand. How are you doing today, Irene?

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