Midwifery Today Conference

Bad Wildbad, Germany • 20–24 October 2004

“Reclaiming the Art of Midwifery”


Leo Sorger practicing on Naolí Vinaver

Heartfelt closing ceremony

Michel Odent as the quintessential midwife knitting

Pajama Party!

Midwives’ Cabaret—singing a song from their country

Naolí Vinaver and Cornelia Enning

Midwives’ Cabaret: Marta Orbis, Naolí Vinaver, Elena Piantino, Robbie Davis-Floyd

Jan with fire eater Lara Stockbridge

Demonstrating tricks

Photo—Helene Gross
Jan loves Bad Wilbad!

Lara doing her fire show

Woman in Stuttgart

Photo—Helene Gross
Bad Wildbad

Aspiring midwives enjoying the conference!

Hella, storytelling

Hands-on practice


  • I just want to tell you how wonderful it was to be with such rich, exciting and interesting people, full of faith and enthusiasm! Thank you for the work you are doing in organizing such conferences. —Agnes Keller, Germany 2004 Conference Attendee

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