Spiritual Midwifery

Spiritual Midwifery

By Ina May Gaskin

Book Publishing Company (TN), Paperback, 9781570671043, 480pp.

Publication Date: February 2004

Providing technical expertise for midwives, nurses and doctors, this book features information on labour, delivery, care of the new baby, and breast-feeding, all from a spiritual perspective.

About the Author
Ina May is one of the founders and the current president of the Midwives' Alliance of North America. She is a powerful advocate for a woman's right to give birth without excessive and unnecessary medical intervention. Her clinical midwifery skills have been developed entirely through independent study and apprenticeship with other midwives around the world. Ina May and fellow Farm midwives were instrumental in the development of the rigorous Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) certification process. In addition to conducting regular midwifery workshops, her speaking engagements take Ina May from Albuquerque to Zurich to Australia.