Birth in India: One Chosen Perspective

I tiptoed my entry in to India carrying within a latent, hidden familiarity with her people and culture. I was bringing with me my acquired midwifery skills and an aspiration to follow my resonance with birth as a life event that stands outside of the modern medicalized model.

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About Author: Diane Smith

Diane Smith is a lay midwife from British Columbia, Canada who has been working in India for the last six years. She has been conducting educative trainings for village midwives and government-trained nurses, and attending home deliveries, all in honour of women and childbirth.

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