Midwives and Doulas

Midwifery in the U.S.

May 03, 2011 by Geradine Simkins President, and Interim Executive Director, Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA)   This article is excerpted with permission of editor, Geradine Simkins, from “Into These Hands: Wisdom from Midwives.” Published by Spirituality & Health Books, April 2011.  

Midwifing Future Midwives

By Mai Ling Slaughter 05/15/2011   It was the activist in Suzy Myers that first attracted her to the field of midwifery, and as she’s helped bring nearly 2,000 babies into this world, that activist has remained vigilant.   “When I first got involved in