“We know from research that if there is harmony in the team that works together, the health of the mother is better.” – Verena Schmid Cert. Midwife
Here is an illustration and video clip of Midwife Verena Schmid sharing her concept of “ecological human system that helps us to understand how the mother is very important for the baby but not she alone, that everybody has the responsibility for the well-being of the baby and it helps us to understand also the position of the support professionals and helpers should be.”
Verena Schmid, certified midwife; international teacher in Salutophysiology and Salutogenesis in midwifery; founder and director of the international school of Midwifery Art in Florence, Italy and the professional magazine D&D, Donna e Donna; author of professional books for midwives and promoter of self determined, conscious childbirth, project leader of the “Centro Benessere Maternità” in Florence. Verena promotes midwifery within a health paradigm and normal birth on different levels: practical, political, cultural and professional. For this engagement she was awarded by the international award Astrid Limburg in 2000.