Women’s Choice in Childbirth. Really?

Women’s Choice in Childbirth. Really?
Women's Choice in Childbirth. Really?
30th June 2021

About the Webinar

This webinar is organised by Prof. Stella Villarmea in collaboration with the Center for Values Based Practice.
What do we mean by informed consent and shared decision-making in childbirth? Does informed consent just equate shared decision-making? Who, of all involved, has the final say? Birth care proposes key questions relating to knowledge, freedom, and what it means to be a human being. These questions will be explored by Prof. Brenda Kelly, Prof. Soo Downe and Prof. Stella Villarmea along with testimonials from individuals about their birthing experience.

12:00 Welcome and Introduction by Stella Villarmea
12:05 Childbirth: Hijacked - Personal Testimony
12:15 Everyday I advocate for human rights, but no one advocated for me on that day - Personal Testimony
12:25 Shared Decision Making in clinical practice: why so difficult? by Brenda Kelly
12:40 'You can have any colour car as long as it is black': the illusion of choice and the childbirth menu by Soo Downe
12:55 ‘I´ve never felt so irrelevant in my life’: implicit bias in childbirth by Stella Villarmea
13:10 Discussion
13:40 Moving Forward - VBP in Childbirth Network
13:50 Closing remarks

Organizer Details:
Stella Villarmea
Professor of Philosophy, Complutense University of Madrid
Marie S. Curie Fellow, University of Oxford
svillarm@ucm.es

Video Playlist
1/8 videos
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Personal Testimony: Childbirth Hijacked
Personal Testimony: Childbirth Hijacked
10:15
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Personal Testimony: Childbirth Hijacked
Personal Testimony: Childbirth Hijacked
10:15
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Personal Testimony: Everyday I advocate for human rights, but no one advocated for me on that day.
Personal Testimony: Everyday I advocate for human rights, but no one advocated for me on that day.
05:43
4
Brenda Kelly - Shared Decision Making in clinical practice: why so difficult?
Brenda Kelly - Shared Decision Making in clinical practice: why so difficult?
10:33
5
Soo Downe-'You can have any colour car as long as it is black': the illusion of choice in childbirth
Soo Downe-'You can have any colour car as long as it is black': the illusion of choice in childbirth
17:46
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Stella Villarmea: “I´ve never felt so irrelevant in my life”: implicit bias in childbirth
Stella Villarmea: “I´ve never felt so irrelevant in my life”: implicit bias in childbirth
18:21
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Women's Choices in Childbirth. Really? - Discussion
Women's Choices in Childbirth. Really? - Discussion
26:32
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Next steps: Launching of Values-based Practice in Childbirth Network
Next steps: Launching of Values-based Practice in Childbirth Network
08:11

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