It is always interesting to learn of other cultures, and in this article, readers go on a journey to Japan, learning about its history of midwifery practices. Read more…. History of Midwifery in Japan
Brett Iimura, director of Childbirth Education Center (CEC), is a childbirth educator and doula based in Japan and the US. She also interprets at international birth conferences and has been a co-translator on several film documentaries and books about birth. The most recent book to appear in English is Joyous Childbirth Changes the World by Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura.