How Did Birth Become So Medicalized in the US

Sunday, June 23 at 10:30 am

Presented by Ophrah Leyser-Whalen


Ophrah Leyser-Whalen will go over the history of how birth moved from the home to the hospital and what a typical hospital birth in the US looks like today. Implications of these changes on finances, physical and mental health will be discussed.

Ophrah Leyser-Whalen is an Associate Professor of Sociology at UTEP. She is a medical sociologist with a focus on reproductive health.

Contact us at 915-219-9279




Yoga Classes

at the Unitarian Universalist Community of El Paso

4425 Byron Street





Wednesday Evening

5:30 to 6:45 PM


Friday Morning

9:00 to 10:15 AM


Saturday Morning

9:00 to 10:15 AM




Drop-in $10

4 Classes for $35

8 Classes for $60


No Equipment Required!

No Experience Necessary!


Appropriate for all levels of fitness.


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