Birth & Midwifery in Guatemala
Resources for parents and practitioners
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Many of the following sites are in Spanish; an online translator may be useful.
Midwifery Today Country Contact*
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Jennifer Houston is the director of Midwives for Midwives whose work is to support and strengthen midwifery in Guatemala through training and intercultural exchange. She and several other dedicated activists and midwives started the clinic in Antigua Guatemala in 1997 offering women full scope midwifery care. The organization continues to train midwives in Guatemala. Additionally, they offer the opportunity to place students to live and work with a traditional indigenous Guatemalan midwife.
- Midwives for Midwives and Women's Health International, a non-profit organization operating out of both the U.S. and Antigua, Guatemala.
- La Casa de Luz—Traditional Midwife Training Program Highland
- La Leche League (in Spanish, English and French)