Dr. Michael Klein, Canada’s father of family-friendly births

CBC has written a great article and podcast about Dr. Michael Klein, Canada’s father of family-friendly births

Dr. Michael Klein has a mantra that’s guided him during his remarkable and revolutionary career. “My approach has always been, ‘What do women and children need? Not what do we [physicians] need,'” the B.C.-based doctor told White Coat, Black Art host Dr. Brian Goldman.

Thanks to that attitude, women in labour can credit him for almost single-handedly ending the practice of routine episiotomy in childbirth — a surgical incision that was once as commonplace as hospital bracelets.”

To read the complete article and links to the podcast, click here.

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