There are two traumas that happen when an assault occurs. The first is the event itself. The second is when people you trust don’t believe you about it.
Dr. Vogel walks us through the bureaucratic structure of hospitals and how they receive and process grievances. We also discuss how people can effectively use their voice during birth in advocating for themselves, and the must-have details that you want to be captured if you are pulling together a formal written complaint.
Clear and healthy expectations among the birth term are vital in the birth room. Join us Sept. 24 to discuss communicating with your clients about advocacy.
Women accept a lot of things because we are told we should: an unequal marriage or an abusive care provider looks normal to us.
“There’s so many different ways that you can advocate for somebody, and even with the clients that I work with, I feel like advocacy and what they expect from advocacy looks different depending on who they are…”