September 18, 2022

Indigenous midwifery center aims to revitalize birth practices

Author: Underscore News

Pregnancy-related traumas can be not only physical, emotional and spiritual, but also intergenerational, particularly for Indigenous people who have endured a history of colonization, genocide, assimilation and forced sterilization.
Thanks to the efforts and programs of the Center for Indigenous Midwifery (CFIM), however, Native families and birthing people in the Pacific Northwest have access to culturally centered care and wellness, which promotes healing and community support.
The center, a n...