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  • American giving birth in Italy...looking for a midwife

    Hi all! My Italian husband and I are expecting (yay!) and are due on August 12, 2014. We are currently living in NYC but are moving to his hometown of Sorrento, Italy in March 2014. I am looking for an English speaking midwife who practices in the Naples region or can travel to Sorrento and has experience...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by warnech on 12-11-2013
  • Looking for info on birthing in the Caribbean...

    Hello! My name is Priscilla and I am a practicing Doula in Northern Canada. My Husband and I are planning on being in the Caribbean for an extended period of time in 2013 on our sailboat. We are currently 10.5 weeks pregnant and are hoping to birth baby #1 somewhere in the Caribbean in June 2013. We...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by WeDoulathat on 12-04-2012
  • Re: Travelling Midwifery

    I'll be having my baby in early April 2013(at least that's when our due date is).We are living in Florence, Italy and I am having a very hard time finding a midwife here. I would love to have an English speaking midwife as well(though I do speak Italian well- English is my first language!). Let...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Kristina on 11-26-2012
  • Re: Seeking Apprenticeship in Naples, Italy

    Hi Alex and Rivka I am also interested in pursuing the same. I lived in Italy in 1996 and have been wanting to go back. My Italian needs great improvement (haven't practiced it since i left)., but am very interested in apprenticing with a homebirth midwife or at a birth center. I am currently enrolled...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Indigo Babies on 10-24-2012
  • Re: Challenge to sustain birthing centre in Nepal

    Yes, that is very true. However, in Nepal we need more birth centre, especially in rural areas to ensure access to maternity services to laboring women as well as to empower and build confident of nurses (since we don't have a separate cadre of midwife in Nepal) to work independently. The video film...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Laxmi on 08-05-2011
  • Challenge to sustain birthing centre in Nepal

    Dear Midwive Friends, My name is Laxmi Tamang from Nepal. I'm one of the founding member of the first and only nurse-midwives led independent birthing centre in Nepal and the Midwifery Society of Nepal, established in 2007 and 2010 respectively. We are struggling to sustain our birthing centre because...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Laxmi on 06-27-2011
  • Re: Midwife in Guatemala?!

    I just gave birth with a wonderful midwife in Guatemala City. She runs Centro De Parto Natural and really knows what she's doing. I had a 31 hour labor and still got the natural birth I always wanted thanks to prayer and our midwife Hannah! Check out my birth story at
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Chrisi on 06-04-2011
  • Midwife in Guatemala?!

    I am searching for an alternative birth experience for a friend of mine in Guatemala. She is due in June and does not want to be in a hospital. We have had difficulty finding a midwife or birthcenter--those we have found are volunteer opportunities to train traditional Mayan midwives but not to actually...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by sarita on 12-08-2010
  • MamaBaby Haiti is looking for midwives and student midwives to join us in Haiti.

    I just wanted to let you all know that there are staff midwife, volunteer midwife and volunteer student midwife opportunities with MamaBaby Haiti at our birth center near Cap-Haïtien, Haiti. Please check out our website at . You will find more volunteer information on the website...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Patricia Couch on 08-17-2010
  • Looking for a certified professional midwife-India

    Hi, I am a Lamaze certified educator based in south India, I currently run a prenatal education centre and I would establishing a birth centre soon and with this regard I would like to know if there are any certified professional midwives who would be interested in coming down to India on a contract...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by idicula on 03-30-2010
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