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Looking Back On 40 Years Of Midwifery

OPB | Broadcast: July 10, 2015

Dr. Carol Howe just retired from her career as both a practicing midwife and a pioneer in the field of nurse midwifery education.

Follow-Up On Infant Mortality Numbers In Multnomah County

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll dig into the policy implications of the data we heard about last week, specifically the racial disparity in infant mortality rates. 

New Infant Mortality Numbers Show Growing Racial Disparity

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 18, 2014

THURSDAY: New infant mortality data from Multnomah County show an increasing disparity between white women and women of color.

Caring For Babies Born Prematurely

OPB | Broadcast: May 1, 2014

THURSDAY: Premature births represent about 12 percent of all births in the U.S. We'll hear about one couple's experience with their son who was born five weeks early.

Culture Club

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2012

Our weekly conversation about the most talked about stories of the week.