Pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding should be things that are universally understood around the world. But guess what... they're not. Societal conventions and traditions have created a disassociation between what is 'natural' and what is 'expected', leading to both cultural confusion and generational conflict.


In today's fascinating and eye-opening episode, we discuss these issues with Louise Roy, Director of Patient Support at Ferguson Women's Health in Shanghai. As a prenatal educator, labour doula, and lactation counsellor, Louise is perfectly placed to explain these historical trends, and analyse them within the context of the Chinese healthcare system.


The episode also includes a catch-up interview with Astrid POGHOSYAN from Season 01 Episode 04. (




00:00 - Trailer & Intro

01:05 - Part 1

26:09 - Part 2

32:12 - Outro

35:35 - Catch-Up Interview


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