Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Ina May Gaskin on The Diane Rehm Show

Ina May Gaskin, America's most prominent midwife and founder of The Safe Motherhood Quilt Project, was a guest on NPR's The Diane Rehm Show this past Monday. When telling the story of how she evolved into her calling, despite the increased medicalization of birth, she told the host:

"I knew that everything could be born on the farm and I thought, there's a lot of species of mammals and only the human doesn't work? I mean, that was just hard for me to accept."

Listen to a complete podcast or read a partial transcript here.

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