Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
According to a new study by Britain’s National Health Service, it’s safer for women with low risk pregnancies to deliver under the supervision of a midwife than in a hospital maternity ward. According to the study, mothers expected to have uncomplicated deliveries, and their babies, did better with midwives compared to doctors except in one circumstance: first time mothers delivering at home. Of the 3.9 million babies born in the U.S last year, only about 9 percent were delivered by midwives and most of these in a hospital. But this may be changing. Join us to talk about best practices in maternity care.
- Dr. Mark DeFrancesco president-elect, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, in private practice in Waterbury, Connecticut a founding member, Women’s Health Connecticut,
- M. Christina Johnson director, Professional Practice & Health Policy American College of Nurse-Midwives
- Mairi Rothman Certified Nurse Midwife, co-founder, Metro Area Midwives and Allied Services
- Dr. Nancy Gaba professor of obstetrics and gynecology, chair, department of obstetrics and gynecology, George Washington University School of Medicine
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