The Missing Chapter to Ina May’s Guide

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Ina May Gaskin with a fetuscope in the 70s (David Frohman)

I ask the mother of the modern midwifery to revise the message from the natural birth movement—and, remarkably, she says I'm making her want to add a chapter to her book. **Ina May has asked for your feedback. If you wanted a natural birth and didn't get one, leave a comment here for Ina May Gaskin.**


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