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They Used To Call Me Midwife

May 5th is International Day of the Midwife. The word “Midwife” means so many things to the families who birth in their care and to the people who fill the role of being with them during the process.  Depending on which state, province or country you live in, “Midwife” can mean so many different things, ranging from someone who has… Read more →

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Abortion History and Midwifery

Did you know midwives used to be the primary abortion providers in the communities as well as the birth attendants? In fact, when the American Medical Association decided they wanted to expand their business to include childbirth, part of their public smear campaign against midwives was that they were somehow bad or unethical because they were the ones who would… Read more →