Ruth Lundsten is a doula in Sacramento, CA and an advocate for women's health issues and labor/birthing rights. If you're expecting and live in Northern California she would love to assist you.

Dr. Stuart Fischbein is an OB/GYN in Southern California and has a long history of support for Midwives and the alternative to the medical model of birth they provide. He has made it his goal to teach, speak and write about the normalcy of birth choices, the ethics of respecting a woman's autonomy in decision making and the reasonable, evidence supported options available. Follow him on his podcast and blog.

Ina May Gaskin has been called "the mother of authentic midwifery." She's been credited with the emergence of direct-entry midwifery in the US since the 1970s. Since the 1980s, she's been an internationally-known speaker on maternity care independently and for the Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA), lecturing throughout the world to midwives, physicians, doulas, expectant parents and health policy-makers.

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