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Author Vivienne Miranda, center, holds her new baby, Anuk, as midwife Ruth “Ruli” Delgado (second from right) and friends and family look on.

The New Generation of Rincoeño

A new mother recounts her homebirth, attended by Puerto Rico’s last traditional midwife, Ruth “Ruli” Delgado, who recently retired after more than 30 years and 400 babies.
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About Author: Vivienne Miranda

Vivienne Miranda is mother to two boys, who were both birthed at home in Puerto Rico with Ruth “Ruli” Delgado, one of Puerto Rico’s last traditional midwives, who recently retired after more than 30 years and 400 babies.

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