Ina May Gaskin, M.A., C.P.M.
Ina May Gaskin, M.A., C.P.M., is founder and director of The Farm Midwifery Center, located near Summertown, Tennessee. Founded in 1971, The Farm Midwifery Center has handled more than 2,600 births, with remarkably good outcomes. Ms. Gaskin herself 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. For 22 years she has published Birth Gazette, a quarterly publication covering healthcare, childbirth and midwifery issues. She has lectured all over the world at midwifery conferences and at medical schools, both to students and to faculty.