UmmSalaamah Sondra Abdullah-zaimah

Ummsalaamah Sondra Abdullah-zaimah2UmmSalaamah Sondra Abdullah-zaimah has been a midwife for 40 years. She caught over 4000 babies in homes, hospitals and birth centers in 10 states, Honduras and 2 African countries.

She was a Clinical Director in Senegal for 2 years and has been active in the rebirth of direct entry midwifery in this country as an early board member of the Midwives Alliance of North America, Chair of the committee that became the North American Registry of Midwives and a member of their 1st board.

After being a home birth midwife for 12 years she earned a Masters in Midwifery from Emory University, the first black woman to graduate that program. UmmSalaamah has an NGO in Ghana & is Senior Midwife & preceptor at a homebirth practice in Atlanta, Mandala Midwifery.

She is dedicated to sharing her knowledge & experience as widely as possible & helping black women & women of color to become midwives & birth workers.Ummsalaamah Sondra Abdullah-zaimah

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