History Of Childbirth

with Lina Clerke
In this class,  Lina Clerke looks at the history of childbirth from the earliest times and examines the impact of the slow medicalisation of birth on both mums and babies.

Lina delves into areas such as how women came to give birth on their back and the use of pain relieving medications.
  • Entry Level
  • Theoretical
  • Powerpoint
  • 60 minute class
  • life-long access to recording

Learning outcomes

  • Learn about the historic development of child birth practices

who can this benefit

  • Birth practitioners who like to learn more about the history of medical practices in child birth
  • Anyone interested in the historical background of pregnancy and birth

Lina Clerke

Birth Specialist and Midwife