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Ina May Gaskin

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Called "the mother of authentic midwifery," Ina May Gaskin has practiced for nearly forty years at The Farm Midwifery Center, which is noted for its low rates of intervention, morbidity, and mortality. She is the only midwife for whom an obstetric maneuver has been named (the Gaskin maneuver). She lives in Tennessee.