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Matronas: The Struggle to Protect Birth in El Salvador (27:59)

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Salvadoran midwives, who delivered babies even during the Civil War, now fight to protect their ancestral role in the face of government repression. As people in El Salvador lose their right to give birth at home, dehumanizing hospital experiences become the standard way of ushering life into the world. The caretaking traditions of these midwives are at risk of being lost to future generations.

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Matronas: The Struggle to Protect Birth in El Salvador


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Salvadoran midwives, who delivered babies even during the Civil War, now fight to protect their ancestral role in the face of government repression. As people in El Salvador lose their right to give birth at home, dehumanizing hospital experiences become the standard way of ushering life into the world. The caretaking traditions of these midwives are at risk of being lost to future generations.

Length: 28 minutes

Item#: BVL285090

ISBN: 979-8-88678-630-9

Copyright date: ©2021

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