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Who was there when you were born? Usually, there are doctors – and maybe a midwife – at every birth in America. On this program, we explore Native views on birth and midwifery. We will also examine issues and trends for midwives who work in Native communities.
Nicolle L. Gonzales (Diné), certified nurse-midwife and founder of The Changing Woman Initiative
Dr. Patrisia Gonzales (Kickapoo, Comanche and Nahua) – associate professor at the University of Arizona, traditional birth attendant and author of a book called “Red Medicine: Traditional Indigenous Rights of Birthing and Healing”
Dr. Ginger Breedlove – president of the American College of Nurse-Midwives
Break Music: Baby Lullaby (song) Eli Secody (artist) Rythm Of A Songmaker (album)