Casey Makela is a Certified Traditional Midwife and an advocate for unassisted birth (See Midwifery Today Number 52, Winter 1999), who lives with her family in northern Michigan where she has had a homebirth practice for over 20 years. She is an author, artist and founder and Director of Michigan School of Traditional Midwifery (www.traditionalmidwife.org). She is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Divinity.
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This exciting story, by a midwife and horse breeder, is a lesson in trusting in the process of birth.
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Michigan School of Traditional Midwifery (MSTM), an alternative on the route to midwifery, is the topic of this article.
Read more…. Traditional Midwifery, a Traditional Vocation