A potentially fascinating new documentary about indigenous midwives is also in the pipeline, but it will only make it onto the screen if its makers raise enough money to complete the costly post-production process.

Give Light: Stories from Indigenous Midwives records unique stories from native midwives around the world, and explores how childbirth has become a medical event that has suppressed women’s greatest potential.” – MIDIRS (Midwives Information & Resource Center) December 2, 2014

 

“why are we not honoring these women and taking advantage of this beautiful practices that has been around since the beginning of time.”  – (link to interview) WWOZ New Orleans Interview, December 2, 2014

 

Check back soon for an exclusive article published through Midwifery Today, and information about an upcoming discussion of the film through Tulane’s Newcomb Speaker Series!