Frequently Asked Questions about about midwifery worldwide and in specific geographical areas.
This FAQ was prepared by Pat Sonnenstuhl, ARNP, CNM, RH email@example.com with the supportive assistance of the following contributors.
Suggestions for topics to add to the FAQ are always welcome.
Ms. Sabrina Cuddy firstname.lastname@example.org: Childbirth educator, Nursing Mother's Council volunteer, USA
Ms. Elizabeth Couch email@example.com: DEM, USA.
Ms. Marjorie A. Dacko firstname.lastname@example.org: Home birth and birthing clinic practice. President of the Nevada Midwives Association.
Ms. Sharon K. Evans BirthRite@aol.com: Writer and and licensed DEM, birth center practice. Co-chair for the NARM Qualified Evalator Committee.
Ms. Cheri Van Hoover CheriVH@aol.com: CNM, hospital practice, USA.
Mr. Patrick Hublou email@example.com: Midwife, Flanders, Belgium
Ms. Deirdre E.E.A. Joukes firstname.lastname@example.org: Consumers-viewpoint, The Netherlands
Ms. Debbie Pulley ManaMW@aol.com: MANA Legislative Chair CPM, homebirth practice, USA
Pat Sonnenstuhl, ARNP,CNM, RH email@example.com has been an RN since 1965, and CNM since 1981. She became interested in midwifery in the 1970's when it began to flourish again in California and has practiced midwifery in the home, birth centers and hospitals. She is the the Internet spokesperson for a combination CNM-Licensed Midwife group in Washington State called the Midwives Association of Washington State (MAWS). She supports safe birthing with qualified practitioners and encourages empowerment and self-knowledge for women. She recently completed the intermediate level of training to became a registered hypnotherpaist and uses hypnosis in a variety of ways in her practice of midwifery.
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