Author Ina May Gaskin, C.P.M. Articles

Birthing in Peace

A Conversation with Ina May Gaskin on the Forces Surrounding Birth Interview conducted by Michael Mendizza

Ina May Gaskin: There From the Start

A Pathways exclusive interview with the godmother of modern midwiferyIn the midst of the baby boom’s promises of Twilight Sleep to conceal the routine use of episiotomies, forceps and brute force in overflowing maternity wards, Ina May G...

Why Home Birth Is Necessary

When there is no home birth in a society, or when home birth is driven completely underground, essential knowledge of women’s capacities in birth is lost to the people of that society— to professional caregivers, as well as to women of childbearing...

Also labeled: Issue #27, Pregnancy & Birth