Ina May Gaskin is an author, activist, innovator, founding member of The Farm, and the modern mother of authentic midwifery. Through her personal practice and writing Ina May Gaskin has been at the forefront of an international movement to promote safe natural childbirth. Hipmama.com Radio talks to Ina May about forty years of delivering babies and her new book, Birth Matters: a Midwife's Manifesta.
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May 26, 1948- July 2, 2009
There's a kaleidoscope in the conservatory where I've stopped with my daughters. There's a circular bed of sand with sticks and rocks, and above, the lenses and mirrors. We shift the sand around and look, and each time the picture is different. If you look deep inside a kaleidoscope, what you see is the ocean of patterns of light, surrounded by a rim of darkness, curving away like night falling.