Ina May Gaskin
Ina May Gaskin is founder and director of the Farm Midwifery Center, which has handled approximately 3000 births, with remarkably good outcomes. Ms. Gaskin herself has attended more than 1200 births. She is author of Spiritual Midwifery, Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, Ina May's Guide to Breastfeeding and Birth Matters: A Midwife's Manifesta. Ms. Gaskin’s center is noted for its low rates of intervention, morbidity and mortality despite the inclusion of many vaginally delivered breeches, twin and grand multiparas.
Episodes for this expert
A Great Start to Breastfeeding (Featuring Ina May Gaskin)
Breastfeeding is often overlooked by pregnant moms as they anticipate the arrival of their new babies. How can mothers can prepare themselves for an enjoyable breastfeeding experience?
Michelle L. Burton
Marriage & Family Therapist