a midwife by any other name....
........the following list is the word "midwife" in 17 languages / countries. It is from a postcard produced by the:
Florida School of Traditional Midwifery, PO Box 5505, Gainesville, FL 904/338-0766
miduaif Hawaiian ~ Pale Keike Vietnamese ~ codo Japanese ~ samba Korean ~ chosanwon Chinese ~ shou shen p'o Polish ~ akuszerka Russian ~ a kyme pka Greek udiyovaio Italian levatrice Spanish partera Portuguese partiera French sage-femme Danish jorde moder Swedish barmorska Dutch vroedvrouw Yiddish varts-froy
blessings and continued joy in our work *~*
~midge, home based midwife in the florida keys
(somewhere between the world series winners home place and cuba :-)
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