Midwife of the Week: Aisha al Hajjar

aishaalhajjarAisha al Hajjar, BSM, CPM, LM, an American citizen who now lives and works in Saudi Arabia, was named 2013-14 Student of the Year by the Midwives College of Utah. She is a midwife, Certified Bradley Method® Instructor, blogger, and mother of eight. Aisha is the founder of AMANI Birth Worldwide, which provides Islamic childbirth education to families, as well as doula and childbirth educator training. She serves as Saudi Arabia’s representative of the International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative and travels extensively to speak about physiologic birth and women’s rights. To learn more about Aisha al Hajjar, visit her blog http://saudibirthstory.blogspot.com/ or http://www.amanibirth.com/.