Episode 90 - Midwifery lessons from Guatemala

Midwife Sarah Smits tells us what she learnt from the Mayan midwives in Guatemala and how she/we can apply these in our circumstances. We discuss robozo, mayan abdominal massage and the place of steam and heat and traditional care practices applied to pregnant and postpartum women. Sarah discusses initiatives that are supporting the traditional midwives in Guatemala. Next week she will share about the practice of abdominal binding. 

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IBU belly binding 

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Sarahs VIDM conference piece on The Midwife Project 

Donã Dominga our weavers story that she shared at the last Maya Abdominal Massage retreat 

 

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