In March, I had the great pleasure of hosting Faith Gibson, an extraordinary midwife and activist, at my mom’s house during the CIMS Conference (to read more about Faith, click here). She agreed to do an interview for our History of Midwifery series of shorts. I shot over an hour of footage because she has so many incredible stories to share – from her time as a Labor and Delivery nurse to her arrest as a midwife in California. We will be releasing her story in 4 parts.
Part One is Faith’s recollection of working in the ‘white ward’ of a segregated hospital in the 1960s in Florida:
Stay tuned for Part Two: the Black Ward, and Faith’s own Birth Story.