1st Annual Haitian Midwifery Conference

We are so happy to report that the March conference was a success! 27 midwives from all over Haiti came together at Karibe Hotel for our conference.  U.S. midwives Margaret Montgomery, Karen Jefferson, Martine Jean-Baptiste, Kim Trout and Haitian midwives (including ex-pats) Tania Laviades, Vavita Santos Leblanc, Sarah Wallace and Lisa Summers were the instructors.  SUNY Downstate student Laure Sinnhuber-Giles assisted translation and in group workshops. The feedback from the midwives was terrific they want to do it again next year! We received amazing press coverage and here is the video report from UNFPA: