Spiritual Midwifery - Ina May Gaskin - Great book during pregnancy and for aspiring doulas....

Spiritual Midwifery - Ina May Gaskin - Great book during pregnancy and for aspiring doulas....

Spiritual Midwifery

Spiritual Midwifery

Interview with Ina May Gaskin Read the interview: http://www.kindredcommunity.com/?p=5101  Ina May Gaskin talks about the rising homebirth rates, why this doesn't mean much to her, her history of advocacy for intervention-free birth, and her hopes for all mothers and babies seeking an empowering and healthy birth.  Ina May Gaskin is the founder of the Farm Midwifery Center, located near Summertown, Tennessee. She is author of Spiritual Midwifery.

Interview with Ina May Gaskin Read the interview: http://www.kindredcommunity.com/?p=5101 Ina May Gaskin talks about the rising homebirth rates, why this doesn't mean much to her, her history of advocacy for intervention-free birth, and her hopes for all mothers and babies seeking an empowering and healthy birth. Ina May Gaskin is the founder of the Farm Midwifery Center, located near Summertown, Tennessee. She is author of Spiritual Midwifery.

The Farm Midwifery workshops - Ina May Gaskin. Summertown, TN

The Farm Midwifery workshops - Ina May Gaskin. Summertown, TN

Spiritual Midwifery: 9781570671043: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Amazon.com

Spiritual Midwifery: 9781570671043: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Amazon.com

Ina May Gaskin, world renowned midwife, and one of my heroes. 
http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/sep/26/natural-birth-expert

The beatnik turned natural birth expert

Ina May Gaskin, world renowned midwife, and one of my heroes. http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/sep/26/natural-birth-expert

Using the Spiritual Midwifery Logo to Visualize Crowning I love love love this site! It's a great resource for pregnant women preparing for birth.

Using the Spiritual Midwifery Logo to Visualize Crowning I love love love this site! It's a great resource for pregnant women preparing for birth.

“Remember this, for it is as true as true gets: Your body is not a lemon. You are not a machine. The Creator is not a careless mechanic. Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth well as aardvarks, lions, rhinoceri, elephants, moose, and water buffalo. Even if it has not been your habit throughout your life so far, I recommend that you learn to think positively about your body.” - Ina May Gaskin

“Remember this, for it is as true as true gets: Your body is not a lemon. You are not a machine. The Creator is not a careless mechanic. Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth well as aardvarks, lions, rhinoceri, elephants, moose, and water buffalo. Even if it has not been your habit throughout your life so far, I recommend that you learn to think positively about your body.” - Ina May Gaskin

“The Farm” in Tennessee is the country’s oldest intentional community. But the real story is how they deliver babies.

“The Farm” in Tennessee is the country’s oldest intentional community. But the real story is how they deliver babies.

From "Spiritual Midwifery" by Ina May Gaskin I do this very thing. Every. Single. Birth.

From "Spiritual Midwifery" by Ina May Gaskin I do this very thing. Every. Single. Birth.

Part 5 of a 5 -part interview between midwife Ina May Gaskin (author of Spiritual Midwifery and Birth Matters) and the users of StudentMidwife.net.

Part 5 of a 5 -part interview between midwife Ina May Gaskin (author of Spiritual Midwifery and Birth Matters) and the users of StudentMidwife.net.

Ina May Gaskin - author of Spiritual Midwifery - "Gaskin says the American approach to birth is not serving women and babies. The United States spends more on health care than any other country and more on maternal health than any other type of hospital care but is ranked 50th in maternal mortality and 41st in neonatal mortality."....  " For Gaskin, choice in birth remains a realm of reproductive freedom that mainstream feminism, until recently, has foolishly ignored. She thinks that women…

Ina May Gaskin and the Battle for at-Home Births

Ina May Gaskin - author of Spiritual Midwifery - "Gaskin says the American approach to birth is not serving women and babies. The United States spends more on health care than any other country and more on maternal health than any other type of hospital care but is ranked 50th in maternal mortality and 41st in neonatal mortality.".... " For Gaskin, choice in birth remains a realm of reproductive freedom that mainstream feminism, until recently, has foolishly ignored. She thinks that women…

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