Maitri Midwifery
Traditional Midwifery Care

Reading Recommendation




In the Way of Our Grandmothers (click to see at
By Debra Anne Susie


This book takes a look at the cultural view of the granny midwife in Florida in the 20th century. The introduction of licensing and protocols for the traditional apprentice trained midwife. This book creates a perspective of the tradition of midwifery.

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
By Ina May Gaskin

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth
is an excellent resource for birthing families and midwives. This book is very similar to Ina May Gaskin’s first book Spiritual Midwifery, from 1975. This book reflects 30 years worth of outstanding statistics of natural childbirth with a midwife. It also includes some very inspiring birth stories.