A Unique Midwifery Pathway

When I was 12 years old, I lived in Naples, Italy. My dad was in the Navy, and we were stationed there for a few years. I grew up with my mother telling stories about birth as a terrible thing to go through. One day the oldest kid of a family living down the hall knocked at our apartment door. I followed him down the hall, at his request.

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About Author: Lisa Goldstein

Lisa Goldstein had all three of her sons at home. She and her husband Gavriel moved to the mountains of North Carolina in 1973 to homestead and do homebirths. She became the only legal lay midwife in North Carolina in 1983. At 47, Lisa went to nursing school and then CNM school. Although recently retired, Gavriel and Lisa are still creating herbal and homeopathic remedies, travelling to lectures, and writing a book.

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