Tuesday, May 17, 2011

6 Things I Learned from Ina May Gaskin

By Tine Reese from Bloom Spokane

Last Friday I attended the Midwives Association of Washington State Spring Conference where Ina May Gaskin, “mother of modern midwifery,” schooled us on the horrifying history of childbirth in the U.S. and shared her thoughts on restoring childbirth to its rightful owners—women!

The title of Ina May’s presentation that day was, “Combining the Best of Modern Obstetrics with Respect for Nature & Traditional Midwifery Approaches.” Here are some of the highlights.

1. We Must Know Our History

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