Demystifying Medicine Video



This video discusses the harmful effects of intimate partner violence (IPV) on mothers and babies. It also includes an interview with Dr. Rielly, a gynecologist and obstetrician at McMaster University. If you or anyone you know is going through IPV, please consider contacting the resources provided in the video.

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References
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