black midwives

Black History Month: Saluting Black Midwives


All over Mama Africa, midwives were revered, adored and the backbone of entire villages. A woman was called into midwifery through a whisper from God, appointed by the community elders, chosen by an elder midwife, or moved by community need. The Grand-midwives taught the apprentice midwives the traditional rituals and rhythms of womanhood, birth, and […]