Prenatal Care in the “Plain Communities”
Author Cooper shows us what a day of prenatals looks like in her rural practice among five Amish and Mennonite communities.
About Author: Mary L. Cooper
Mary L. Cooper has been a direct entry midwife since 1978, with 4000+ babies. Mary believes in all aspects of the birthing process, birthing women, and the full circle of birth (which at times includes death). At workshops, Mary shares this “sacred ground,” which includes: VBACs, twins, breeches, uterine death, birth anomalies, and healing births. She is a “caretaker” for elderly people, as all lives come to an end. Mary is thankful for the wisdom shared with her by women and babies she has helped. View all posts by Mary L. Cooper