Melissa Hellmann wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Melissa is an independent journalist and former YES! Magazine Surdna reporting fellow. She has written for the Associated Press, TIME, The Christian Science Monitor, NPR, Time Out, SF Business Times, SF Weekly, and others. Melissa is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. Follow her on Twitter @M_Hellmann.
Published in: TransformationThey rode on horseback to deliver babies: a century later, midwives are still crucial
“I grew up with mares foaling and cows calving. I knew critters could do better than that; kinda figured women could...