My organization is called the Alliance of African Midwives. The African Alliance of Midwives is a nonprofit organization whose purpose it is to improve the health of women and children in Africa. My mission for the African Alliance of Midwives … Continue reading
Midwifery education in South Africa goes back to the early 1960’s. During that period in order to become a midwife a person first had to qualify as a nurse and then subject themselves to a period of training as a … Continue reading
I am a midwife. Midwives bring life into this world. They are doing great work and I am honoured to know many wonderful compassionate and caring midwives. Midwives provide care across the spectrum of a woman’s reproductive life–from well-woman care, … Continue reading
Midwives have been around since the dawn of man. All those involved in the birthing process were called midwives. African midwives are no different, having been around since the dawn of man on earth. The western world however decided, in … Continue reading
Happy Midwives day to all the midwives who give families the true midwifery model of care. We must keep this wonderful tradition alive! Today is a day of celebration and recognition for the work that we as midwives do.