Midwifery Wisdom Podcast

You read that title right. This week on the podcast host Augustine Colebrook is joined by none other than Sonal Patel, a home visiting neonatologist. You may recognize her as the keynote speaker for the 2023 Midwifery Wisdom Experience. She shared an incredible discourse on the fourth trimester and maternal health.

In this episode Sonal and Augustine dive deep into maternal care in the United States, covering topics like maternal mortality, women's health, and more. Sonal shares what her foundation is doing to make a change in the medical system for maternal care, and how their work aligns more closely with the midwifery model of care.

Don't miss this compelling conversation that goes beyond the surface to explore the profound changes needed in our healthcare system.

Show Resources
-Naya Care
-Center for Fourth Trimester Care 
-The Doctor and Her Black Bag
-Blog post on postpartum depression drug

Creators & Guests

Augustine Colebrook

What is Midwifery Wisdom Podcast ?

We welcome midwives from all walks of life to our down-to-earth, educational, and informative podcast, where we bring thoughtful focus and relevant insights to the modern midwife on midwifery education (advocacy, business, clinical, and self-care), professional themes, and current issues.

Join us weekly for fresh content and engaging guest speakers as we share wisdom and advice on all things midwife! Listen to meaningful stories and essential conversations from the nation's leading midwives, who are at the forefront of up-leveling midwifery for families across the country and around the globe.

Receive guidance, support, encouragement, and clarity in your business, practice, and personal life while connecting with your worldwide community of midwives who get YOU and the dedication, service, heart, and soul you put into your work. We are here for you and understand first-hand the challenges you face. We struggle and celebrate with you and strive to provide a solid, welcoming, safe collective for you to fall back on when times get tough and make things easier for you where and how we can. We are in this together, friends!

Our mission is simple, straightforward, and from the heart: to provide globally accessible resources at every stage of your journey. So, wherever you are in your midwifery journey, we welcome you home to the Midwifery Wisdom Collective Podcast. We can’t wait to share the exciting new content we have in store for you, both here and through our Midwifery Wisdom Foundation, which aligns with our vision and advocacy in midwifery education. We are because of YOU!