February 12, 2021

Tigist: Midwife

A look at Tigist Ejeta and the long road it took for her to become a licensed home birth midwife. (6:34)
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Tigist Ejeta is a licensed home birth midwife, but getting there wasn’t easy. Tigist tells her story, from childhood dreams of studying medicine to cure her mother’s heart condition, to experiencing the power of childbirth and becoming a midwife in Ethiopia, then moving to the U.S. and being told she would have to start her journey all over again.

Producer: David Fenster
Videographer: Martín Rubio
Editor: David Fenster
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