022: Gloria Lemay – How to Give Birth

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Gloria Lemay – How to Give Birth

Gloria Lemay is a lecturer, midwifery educator and traditional birth attendant in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She specializes in VBAC and waterbirth. She has served birthing women since 1976 and is an advisory board member of ICAN and the Canadian Doula Association. Gloria has three grown daughters and one teenage granddaughter. She wants her tombstone to read, “She spoke up for babies.”

Big Ideas talked about during the episode

  • Why giving birth at home is safer
  • Birth as an extraordinary experience, and not a medical emergency
  • Gloria’s birth story
  • How to shift your mindset to ensure an awesome birth
  • What’s so great about the woman’s body?

Resources and Links

Book mentioned: Scientification of Love by Michel Odent, MD

Gloria Lemay

Wise Woman Way of Birth – Gloria Lemay on natural birth, breastfeeding, and other womanly matters