Shane Carnahan is a registered nurse in Ashland, Oregon. Shane has spent a great deal of time advocating for women and families in childbirth locally as a midwifery apprentice and as a certified doula. As a nursing student, she was an active member and media/communications chairperson of the OHSU Nursing Students without Borders university organization and an intern with Global Force for Healing, a local nonprofit organization. She is the mother of a 13-year-old boy and an advocate of human rights.
Mother Health International—motherhealth.org
Mother Health has a Mobile Midwives program that sends midwives into rural villages each week to care for women who are unable to travel to the clinic. Reaching out to women in this way has facilitated a decrease in maternal and neonatal mortality in the area. Read more…. Mother Health International’s Mission and Model
Photo by Kelly McIlvenny and Sarah Thompson
Sandberg and Carnahan have put together a helpful document giving readers an overview of different birth models around the globe. Read more…. Global Birth Models