African America Midwifery Heritage

It’s National African American Heritage and Health Week, and the first thing that came to mind is the long history in the American South of granny midwives who provided important and valuable services to many, many communities. It’s a story many people don’t know about, and a very interesting one! I’m including some resources below so you can learn more about these hard working women:

A Brief History of Black Midwifery

20 Images of African American Midwives

15 Black Midwives You Should Know