Giving birth in PNG

Great podcasts for parents and carers

Thu 25 June 2015

12 mins

When women in Australia give birth, they don't have to walk kilometres to the nearest hospital. 

The vast majority will have the help of a midwife or doctor.

This is not the case in Papua New Guinea, where the maternal mortality rate is among the highest in the world.

GUEST: Felicity Copeland, midwife and lecturer at the Univeristy of Technology Sydney, for the last five years she has travelled to PNG helping with maternal health

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