A Historical Account of Birth in the US by Faith Gibson

Faith Gibson Part 1 – The White Ward

Midwife and activist Faith Gibson discusses her experiences as a labor and delivery nurse in a segregated hospital in Florida in the 1960s. This segment focuses on Twilight Sleep and the type of delivery women had in the White Ward.

Faith Gibson Part 2 – The Black Ward

Part 2 of the WMM? Interview with Faith Gibson. Faith describes the way birth was managed in the Black Ward at a hospital in Florida in the 1960s, where she worked as a Labor and Delivery nurse.