We are a group of families and professionals in the Lansing, MI area advocating for improved midwifery standards and safer midwifery practices. We are mothers, fathers, grandparents, midwives, doulas, midwife apprentices, nurses, and physicians whose lives have been touched by unsafe midwifery practices in some way. We hope that through advocacy and education we can improve birth options in our state and enable families to find the safest care possible.
As our group worked hard to learn and answer our own questions about midwifery over the last few years, we realized how difficult it is to track down good information. We put our heads together to build a website full of resources to help you find the best care possible for your family. We hope our work will prove useful to you.
We promote safe midwifery practices in Michigan, and enable families to make safe decisions about where and with whom to give birth through education, advocacy, and balanced information.
Our vision for safer midwifery practices includes:
We value choices under safe circumstances and with responsible caregivers.
We also value: