1.1 Informed Consent

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By Jayde Wilkinson and Rachel Cunningham. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
In our very first full-length episode, we break down what it means to give informed consent and how to set yourself up for a well-informed experience from pregnancy through postpartum. We believe that informed consent and body autonomy are the foundation for a positive birth experience, let’s get started! According to the American Medical Association’s Code of Ethics, “informed consent to medical treatment is fundamental in both ethics and law. Patients have the right to receive information and ask questions about recommended treatments so that they can make well-considered decisions about care. Successful communication in the patient-physician relationship fosters trust and supports shared decision making”. Resources: Evidence Based Birth- Childbirth Classes https://evidencebasedbirth.com/childbirth-class/ Evidence Based Birth- Research on education as a form of pain relief https://evidencebasedbirth.com/childbirth-education-for-pain-relief-during-labor/ The Birth Partner, 4th Edition, Completely Revised and Updated: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and Other Labor Companions https://www.amazon.com/dp/1558328807/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_ySivBb0C5CP2Q Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care https://www.amazon.com/dp/0738211664/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_nTivBb3YYWQHF http://birthwithoutfearblog.com/

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