Selected 69 experts
Hilda Garst (Хильда Гарст)Italy, Serdiana
Hilda Garst (Хильда Гарст)Italy, Serdianapostpartum recovery professionallactation consultantThe activist for the rediscovery and protection of human NEEDS in childbirth, La Leche League Italia leader from 1997 to 2015, perinatal educator (MIPA), paramanadoula, facilitator of the informal group "Nascita-Allattamento-Salute Primale-Serdiana", which activates (through mother-to-mother meetings, networking with health professionals, organization of scientific conferences and experiential workshops, awarenessization projects in schools and in the community) for the rediscovery and reprotection of the basic needs of the mother-baby continuum during birth breastfeeding and the whole primal period in order to refavourize the recreation of optimal community health-genesis and mankind sustainability on the short, medium and long term and throughout the evolution of mankind in interdependency/interconnection with the whole Life-Ecosystem.
Ruth Ehrhardt (Рут Эрхардт)South Africa, Scarborough
Ruth Ehrhardt (Рут Эрхардт)South Africa, Scarboroughdoulaprofessional midwifetraditional (authentic) Midwifepublic figureMother of 4 home birthed children. Ruth is a Certified Professional and Traditional Midwife (NARM), a doula (WOMBS (ZA) / Paramanadoula (UK)), and a Helping Babies Breathe facilitator and master trainer. She is also the author of The Basic Needs of a Woman in Labour, a book based on the work of Dr. Michel Odent and which explores the hormone oxytocin and the environmental factors that affect it. The book is available in English, Italian, Russian and Portuguese – with many more translations on the way!
Zinzile Seepie (Зинзиль Сипи )South Africa, Cape Town
Zinzile Seepie (Зинзиль Сипи )South Africa, Cape TownMother of 2. Zinzile is an internationally celebrated doula, breastfeeding consultant and doula trainer who teaches ancient African wisdom in pregnancy, childbirth and post-partum.
Lucy Maratkanova (Люся Маратканова)Brazil, Paraty
Lucy Maratkanova (Люся Маратканова)Brazil, Paratytraditional (authentic) Midwifechildbirth preparation educatorpostpartum recovery professionalexpert in healthy life-stylephotographerLucy Maratkanova & Kolya Zharov are the initiators of two social projects GRAVITA (First Global Birthing Village based in Brazil) and GRAVITY (maternal movement for a healthy birth). Organizers of the Russian branch of the international flash mob #StopObstetricViolence (Roses Revolution). Lucy is a traditional midwife, placentaire, and the pospartum recovery professional.
Anna Polyn (Анна Полын)Belarus, Nyasvizh
Anna Polyn (Анна Полын)Belarus, NyasvizhA mother of a boy, a founder of the project on the support of mothers 'Luba mama", a psychologist, a dance therapist, Reiki Master, running cooking classes, a collaborator in Olga's Valyayeva project and "The Artist's Way" project.
Natalia Krasko (Натали Красько)Ukraine, Sumy
Natalia Krasko (Натали Красько)Ukraine, SumyMother of a home-born baby, a translator, a publicist
Tatiana Kuksa (Татьяна Кукса)Russia, Moscow
Tatiana Kuksa (Татьяна Кукса)Russia, MoscowlawyerresearcherMother of a wonderful daughter, researcher of professional assistence in childbirth, lawyer, anthropologist, and MA in Philology.
Anna Ozhiganova (Анна Ожиганова)Russia, Moscow
Anna Ozhiganova (Анна Ожиганова)Russia, MoscowresearcherPhD in Anthropogy. Research fellow in the sphere of home birth and women's resistance to medicalisation of birth.
Nadezhda Zelenaya (Надежда Зелёная)Ukraine, Kyiv
Nadezhda Zelenaya (Надежда Зелёная)Ukraine, Kyivspiritual midwifeprofessional midwifetraditional (authentic) Midwifechildbirth preparation educatorpostpartum recovery professionalperinatal psychologisttrainer on swimming for pregnantlactation consultantnatural infant hygiene consultantMother of 2 children born in home waterbirth. A home midwife cooperating with maternity hospitals in Kyiv, a founder and a member of the Association of Authentic Midwives of Ukraine, a visiting midwife in Ukraine and other countries, conducts classes for pregnant women.