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.
Ina May travels internationally on speaking engagements and networking with other midwives and midwife alliances.
I highly recommend this book for anyone considering home birth or anyone interested in becoming a midwife or doula.
Ina May Gaskin and the other women who share thier stories in this book poitray childbirth as a natural event, that our bodies are trained for.
Every expectant mother should read this book so that they too can lose their fear of child birth and have confidence in their body.
I have read the entire book when I was pregnant with my first child many years ago. I recently bought this for my daughter who is expecting her first child. Read morePublished 7 days ago by laurahuth
Perfect for expectant mothers and those wanting more information and wonderful stories of natural birthing without fear. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. C. Lawson
Just like all of Ina May's books, this is a must read for anyone looking for a more natural, spiritual approach towards birth! Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michael Gordon
I found this book and Ina May's "Guide to Childbirth" to be invaluable in my preparations for my first child. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sarah M Bingham
Very great resource. Every pregnant woman, mother, grandmother, etc shoul read and/or gift to another! It is so helpful- the stories are amazing as well.Published 3 months ago by Logan
This book is written beautifully. It tells the story, not just from the Queen Mid wife, Ina May Gaskins point of view, but she also lets others share their experiences, birth... Read morePublished 3 months ago by shannon stephens
Really enjoyed this book. A little hippy dippy at times... but then again that was the time. I have a ton of respect for Ina May Gaskin. She is a huge inspiration to women. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jena Harper
If you are afraid of birthing natural this will help you open your eyes a bit more. I truly love this box, I had originally borrowed it at the library. Read morePublished 4 months ago by L.