Michele Neal discusses her training and 24 years of experience as a home birth midwife in Missoula, Montana. She emphasizes the importance of viewing pregnancy and birth as healthy natural processes rather than illnesses or events requiring medical intervention. Neal recalls some of the highs and lows of her midwife experiences. Portions of the audio and transcript have been restricted at the request of the interviewee and interviewer.
Feminism Montana Missoula; Midwives Montana; Midwives Legal status, laws, etc. Montana; Women Montana Interviews
Montana Feminist History Oral History Collection, OH 378, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (00:60:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (21 p.: 28 cm.)
OCLC Record Number
Neal, Michele, "Michele Neal Interview, March 13, 2002" (2002). Montana Feminist History Oral History Project. OH 378-009.