Thinking about VBAC versus a repeat c-section was never a decision I took lightly. But the conclusion I reached is definitely the right choice for me.
By using the peer-to-peer model, the Minnesota International Health Volunteers program avoids, or at least reduces, public health obstacles that arise when there’s a culture clash.
Thanks to a history of expansive access to midwifery care and a number of big legislative gains, low-income women in Washington State now have more birthing options than most women around the country.
For indigenous women in the Andean and Amazonian areas of Peru, giving birth at health care facilities, in the presence of strangers and lying down, is unbearable. New standards in health care delivery better respect their rights and traditions.