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All My Babies

All My Babies: A Midwifes Own Story is a 1953 educational film written, directed and produced by George C. Stoney which was used to educate midwives in the Southern United States and promote greater cooperation between midwifery and the modern health system. It was produced by the Georgia Department of Public Health. The film follows Mary Francis Hill Coley an African American midwife from Albany, Georgia who helped deliver over 3.000 babies in the middle part of the 20th century.

Claudia Ancapan

Claudia Ancapan Quilape is a Chilean midwife and transsexual activist. Born as a biological male, Claudia began to identify as a female at the age of five. In her adult life, Ancapan has worked as an activist to promote the rights of trans peoples in Chile.

Darcey Croft

Darcey Croft is a British midwife, specialising in perinatal mental health, She is a British entrepreneur and environmentalist founder of Barenaturals. Forest the Earth Vitamin Nurses and DarceyCroft.com


A doula is a trained companion who is not a healthcare professional and who supports another individual through a significant health-related experience, such as childbirth, miscarriage, induced abortion or stillbirth, or non-reproductive experiences such as dying. A doula may also provide support to the clients partner, family, and friends. The doulas goal, and role, is to help the client feel safe and comfortable, complementing the role of the healthcare professionals who provide the clients medical care. Unlike a physician, midwife, or nurse, a doula cannot administer medication or other ...

Catherine Foster

Catherine Foster is an English operatic soprano, who has appeared internationally, mostly in European opera houses. Her repertoire has focused on dramatic soprano roles in stage works by Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner, such as the title role of Elektra, and Brunnhilde in Der Ring des Nibelungen, a role which she performed at the Bayreuth Festival in 2013 for Wagners bicentenary.

Jacquemijntje Garniers

Jacquemijntje Garniers was a midwife, and possibly an amateur painter, from Ypres, West Flanders. She was widowed four times and had a total of four children, including the Dutch painter Gabriel Metsu. She was a city midwife in Leiden, in the modern province of South Holland, and also worked as an independent midwife. She died in Leiden and had silver objects and three houses in her possession at the time of her death.

Zeinebou Mint Taleb Moussa

Zeinebou Mint Taleb Moussa is a womens rights activist in Mauritania, focused on combating sexual violence through her work as founder of El Wafa, a survivors center, and as president of the non-governmental organization the Mauritanian Association for Maternal and Child Health.

Traditional birth attendant

A traditional birth attendant, also known as a traditional midwife, community midwife or lay midwife, is a pregnancy and childbirth care provider. Traditional birth attendants provide the majority of primary maternity care in many developing countries, and may function within specific communities in developed countries. Traditional midwives provide basic health care, support and advice during and after pregnancy and childbirth, based primarily on experience and knowledge acquired informally through the traditions and practices of the communities where they originated. They usually work in ...


Marie-Noelle Gibelli

Marie-Noelle Gibelli, is a Monegasque politician and midwife, member of the National Council since he was elected in the General elections 2018. She was born in Monaco on 28 June 1957 and Primo! Priorite political parties in Monaco.