Ellen Goodman

Ellen Goodman Q&A Video #5: Having the Talk with Doctors

Posted on 09/06/2016

Remember how the model of birth in America was transformed from the outside in. It wasn’t doctors who invited husbands with their video cameras into the room or doulas and bathtub births. It was people who brought that change into the medical world. We believed that birth was a human experience. So is dying.


If the last generation transformed the way we give birth, we can transform end-of-life.


In our last installment of our Q&A series with Ellen Goodman she tackled one of our most frequently asked questions: “What would you say to a clinician who says this is a family matter and this shouldn’t be pushed on people?”


Watch below to hear her response and share your comments with us.



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