Happy International Day of the Midwife!

Today, we are celebrating our midwives and sending them love.  Midwives do a tremendous work in the communities they serve.  The Midwifery Model of Care brought the opportunity for healthy birth to so many mothers whose options were limited.  We thank our midwives for believing in the normalcy of birth, creating safe spaces for us to birth in, their sacrifices, and all their long hours of loving our babies into this world.  Blessings to you.

Some of my posts on the benefits of midwifery care:

Supporting Homebirth and Birth Center Midwifery Care for Rural Kentucky Women

A Bill Proposing Federal Recognition of CPMs to be Introduced Soon – Great News for Rural Women

The Closing of a Historic Tradition – Mary Breckinridge Hospital Maternity Ward

More on Homebirth and the New Meta-Analysis

Is Homebirth a Safe Option?

Choosing A Care Provider

Watch Gentle Beginnings: Having Your Baby with a Midwife

About Kelli

I am Kelli B. Haywood, LCCE, a childbirth educator certified through Lamaze, a birth doula, and prenatal yoga instructor. My two little girls light my life. I am the wife of artist, musician, and teacher - John Haywood.
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