Midwife of the Week: Afua Hassan

afuahassanAfua Hassan, LM, obtained a degree from Brown University and went on to graduate from the Houston School of Midwifery. Originally from Connecticut, Afua moved to Houston in 1983. She attended home births until 1995, when she opened The Birthing Place birth center. Afua believes in building solid relationships with her clients, and to that purpose holds a group prenatal meeting for her clients each month in addition to clients’ monthly private visits. She is the mother of four children, all born at home. For more information about Afua Hassan, visit http://thebirthingplace.com/.

This Midwife of the Week post was written by Valerie Meharg. It originated on FoMM’s Facebook page and is archived here on our website for your continued enjoyment!