Posts Tagged ‘midwife’

  • A Mother’s Choice

    October 9th, 2013 | Media, Stories | EKRHP | Comments Off on A Mother’s Choice

    A Mother’s Choice from Appalachian Media Institute on Vimeo. “A Mother’s Choice” takes you through the positive and negative aspects of all-natural childbirth. It is an intriguing and informative piece, complete with narratives from experienced medical professionals, mothers, and soon-to-be mothers. Produced by Drake Hensley, Cassandra Erskine, Nkengafac “Beck” Lekealem & Aaron Morgan. AMI, Summer […]

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  • Julie Daniels, CNM on the Differences Between the Midwifery and Obstetric Models of Maternity Care

    October 18th, 2011 | Stories | ekrhp | Comments Off on Julie Daniels, CNM on the Differences Between the Midwifery and Obstetric Models of Maternity Care

    In this piece, Julie Daniels CNM, instructor and midwife with Frontier University in Hyden, Kentucky offers an explanation of the differences and similarities between the midwifery (midwives) and obstetric (obstetricians and some family physicians) models of maternity care.  She also provides advice on how to know which is the right choice for you. EKRHP – Julie […]

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  • Midwife Lena Stephens from Appalshop film Nature’s Way (1973)

    July 28th, 2011 | Stories | EKRHP | Comments Off on Midwife Lena Stephens from Appalshop film Nature’s Way (1973)

    This 1973 Appalshop documentary concludes with McCreary County, KY midwife Lena Stephens talking about her work while calmly delivering twins at her home. Before becoming a midwife, Mrs. Stephens worked as a doctor’s assistant helping to deliver babies in Kentucky and West Virginia. In 1930 she started working on her own as a midwife. Her […]

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