Unfortunately, birth in Mexico’s hospitals isn’t very conducive to natural and empowering experiences for women. In this article, Joni Nichols provides a concise account of the situation for Midwifery Today readers.
About Author: Joni Nichols
Joni Nichols is Midwifery Today’s Country Contact for Mexico. She is a childbirth educator, doula, labor assistant, activist and partera who co-founded the pioneering water birth center, Nacer en Plenitud, in Guadalajara. When not working with pregnant families, attending their births, making presentations at conferences or participating on online forums about birth, she is reading something birth-related.