The second of these pictures is also my mother, holding our second daughter, Rebecca, in 1975. We were living in Haslett Michigan at the time.
Please join with midwives around the world as we celebrate our day.
If you would like to join in with others in a 24-hour global techno-feast of live online celebration, click here.
If you are able to join other Christian midwives in prayer for safe motherhood and safe childbirth, click here.
There's a global photo gallery here.
Midwives can join a forum at the Midwives Place
There are Facebook pages like this one.
AND LOTS MORE
"The world needs midwives now more than ever"