Marva Zohar was born and raised in Nataf, Israel near Jerusalem. She studied midwifery at the Northern NM Birth Center (formally the Northern NM Midwifery Center) and with the National College of Midwifery. Currently she is volunteering in various communities throughout Uganda where she is working as a midwife as well as training and learning from local, traditional midwives.
Photo—iStockPoto.com/M & H Sheppard
After five years working in the birth field, a new midwife encounters her first brush with death. This vividly told story highlights the stark reality for midwives working in the developing world. Read more…. Diary of a Midwife: Uganda