On the Front lines

NY Medicaid Reimbursement of Doula Care: Honoring a Community-Based Approach

March 27, 2019

In the last few years, the US maternal health crisis is finally being recognized a newsworthy topic. For many of us, it no longer comes as a shock that the US has worse maternal health outcomes than any other developed country and these rates are only getting worse. ...

The Body Knows

March 22, 2019

By: Ann Marie Gilligan, Registered Nurse

Hospitals are not only for the sick. It is essential that women receive skilled health care when they give birth. In Tanzania, ...

An Evening Shared in the Labor and Delivery Unit at FAME-Africa

March 13, 2019

By: Ann Marie Gilligan, Registered Nurse

I have worked the last several nights with a team of nurse-midwives in the Labor and Delivery unit at FAME-Africa, ...

Imagine Not Being Able to Call the Midwife

January 8, 2019

Head of Programmes at CanDo International, Dina Prior, talks to us about some of the biggest issues facing people living in war-torn communities.

My midwife moment

When I was pregnant with my first child, ...