This is the home page of the International Center for Traditional Childbearing Midwifery Mentorship Program.
We use this page to help us connect with our students and others interested in our programs, and to announce important
ICTC is a organization dedicated to preventing maternal and infant mortality, and to preserving the traditional knowlege
of midwives around the world. We hold a great debt to the Black Midwives of the Southern United States who worked for decades
to safely bring babies into the world in spite of poverty and goverment persecution. Those wonderful wise women kept the profession
of Midwifery alive, saving it for younger generations of women who are called to follow in their footsteps.
ICTC continues their tradition of sharing knowlege by training new doulas and midwives through the Full Circle Doula and
the Rights of Passage Midwifery Mentorship programs. ICTC also helps pregnant women stay healthy by teaching childbirth
classes, nutrition, and well women care; and helps them connect with volunteer doulas, and prenatal
The Fifth Annual Black
Midwives and Healer’s Conference was recently held in Phoenix, Arizona on October 14 - 16, 2006. It was a wonderful opportunity to connect with midwives
around the world. We’ll be posting some pictures here soon, but please follow the link at the bottom for
more information, or jump to our sister website at www.blackmidwives.org.
There will be a Midwifery Updates Conference on
December 4th, 2006 in Portland Oregon. For more information see HERE or contact Gail Hart at firstname.lastname@example.org
Also: please see the PNW website for more information, a discussion forum, and an INTERACTIVE calendar!
This great calendar can be used to keep track of
events and classes in the region. Anyone can post an event, and it's very easy to use. Best of all -- you can tell the
calendar to send a reminder note to your email boxes so you won't forget important occasions and appointments!