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Midwives know the courage that is necessary to take ourselves through changes, and we stand by the side of each woman as she goes through her own transformation. Of course, with any transformation comes that dreaded moment of fear: the fear of letting go, of disconnection, separation and detachment.
About Author: Ann Davenport
Ann Davenport is a 1991 graduate of Maternidad la Luz and a traditional midwife. She has worked as a training consultant for international organizations since 1992. Ann lives with her partner, Gloria, in Chile, happy to be helping other Chilean midwives promote the humanization of childbirth in Latin American countries. Their Web site is www.nuestroparto.cl. View all posts by Ann Davenport