In 1971, Stephen and Ina May Gaskin led 300 followers in caravans of psychedelically painted school buses through 42 states from San Francisco to Tennessee. At the end of the tour The Farm was bought, and the The Farm Midwifery Center was established, one of the first out of hospital birth centers in the US. It was developed as a free midwifery service for women.
       
     
 Stephen Gaskin holds a replica of the type of bus they caravanned across the country in 1971.  
       
     
 Ina May Gaskin described as "the mother of authentic midwifery”.
       
     
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 In 1971, Stephen and Ina May Gaskin led 300 followers in caravans of psychedelically painted school buses through 42 states from San Francisco to Tennessee. At the end of the tour The Farm was bought, and the The Farm Midwifery Center was established, one of the first out of hospital birth centers in the US. It was developed as a free midwifery service for women.
       
     

In 1971, Stephen and Ina May Gaskin led 300 followers in caravans of psychedelically painted school buses through 42 states from San Francisco to Tennessee. At the end of the tour The Farm was bought, and the The Farm Midwifery Center was established, one of the first out of hospital birth centers in the US. It was developed as a free midwifery service for women.

 Stephen Gaskin holds a replica of the type of bus they caravanned across the country in 1971.  
       
     

Stephen Gaskin holds a replica of the type of bus they caravanned across the country in 1971.  

 Ina May Gaskin described as "the mother of authentic midwifery”.
       
     

Ina May Gaskin described as "the mother of authentic midwifery”.

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HomeBirth_8.jpg
       
     
JEarnshaw_Homebirthsupplies.jpg
       
     
HomeBirth_9.jpg
       
     
HomeBirth_10.jpg