Oct. 12, 2021

Environmental impacts in pregnancy with Dr. Kristine Barnden

Environmental impacts in pregnancy with Dr. Kristine Barnden

In this episode, Dr. Kaiya Ferguson and Dr. Beau Frigault discuss the latest environment and health news, including the recent DEA and AMA open letter to Scott Morrison requesting Australia lift it's commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, plus Josh Frydenburg's comments that addressing climate change is now influencing global capital markets. This episode's interview is with Dr. Kristine Barnden, Obstetrician/Gynaecologist in Hobart Tasmania, and DEA member. They dive into a lot of questions regarding environmental impacts on pregnancy, but in particular discuss RANCOG's recent information pamphlet for patients and doctors about the effects of air pollution in pregnancy. Take a listen and let us know if there's other topics you want to hear in future episodes!

 

Resources 

DEA website dea.org.au 

Air pollution and pregnancy information from RANZCOG https://ranzcog.edu.au/womens-health/patient-information-guides/patient-information-pamphlets/air-pollution-and-pregnancy

Music credit: www.bensound.com