A Voice for the Midwives

In communist times, Ceausescu canceled practice rights for midwives, being afraid that they might help abortions. 25 years since Romanian Revolution, licensed midwives of Romania still do not have the right to practice, missing out on the chances to assist pregnancies and births. and thus address the miscarriages and stillbirths putting Romania in the top of the infant mortality rate in Europe.

Our film raised awareness and convinced the Health Minister to give a voice to midwives in the ministerial committees creating healthcare practice norms.