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.

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