Becoming an Agent of Change: What to Do When Your Midwife Has Been Charged

It’s a situation every homebirth family dreads, but one all too many will have to face: your midwife is under investigation or, worse, has been charged with a crime.

Anthropological Perspectives on Global Issues in Midwifery

According to the international definition, a midwife is one who graduates from a program duly recognized in its jurisdiction. In the developing world, this generally means a two-year government training program.


The empirical midwife movement in the United States is one of those few islands where technology, money and brainwashing haven’t taken over common sense, evidence, and woman centeredness.