Ina May Gaskin, M.A., C.P.M.

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Ina May Gaskin, M.A., C.P.M.


Ina May Gaskin, M.A., C.P.M., is the founder of the Farm Midwifery Center, and served as its director for more than four decades. She has attended more than 1,200 births. She is author of Spiritual Midwifery, now in its fourth edition, and Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth. Ina May has lectured widely to midwives and physicians throughout the world. Her promotion of a low-intervention but extremely effective method for dealing with one of the most-feared birth complications, shoulder dystocia, has resulted in that method being adopted by a growing number of practitioners.

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