Visions and dreams are not what springs to mind first when we think of the present-day situation of midwifery in Germany and no doubt in most of your home countries as well. Let me give you a few examples of the situations midwives face in Germany these days. Read more…. Soaking in Midwifery
Andrea Bolz is secretary of the Association of Independent Midwives of Germany (BfHD). She lives in Frankfurt, Germany, with her daughters Paula and Flora. She has a degree in English literature and worked as an arts administrator before becoming involved in women's health issues. BfHD supports independent midwives who work with a continuity-of-care approach and home birth midwives in particular.