Kristin Prentiss Ott, M.D.

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The One Thing Doctors, Doulas, Moms, & Midwives All Want

As a feminist, a lover of birth, and a physician, I struggle every time I read people’s stories of birth trauma. Improving Birth’s “Break the Silence” photo project has generated pictures like this one: This man’s words are true. And…
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The Truth about Why I Chose a C-Section

I did it. I chose a primary elective C-section. In a culture heavy with pressure for “natural” births – I chose the opposite. Why? It’s complicated, but let me try to explain. Birth IS amazing. I revel in it and…
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