Utah oil town turns against midwife who asked about infant deaths

Posted by Mike Confino, January 12, 2015

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Veteran midwife Donna Young prides herself on delivering healthy babies. In 20 years, she has coached hundreds of pregnant women in this energy boomtown.

She calls them her girls.

When one mother delivered a stillborn infant in May 2013 — Young’s first-ever such fatality — she grieved with the parents, who had a plaster cast made of the hands and feet of the daughter they named Natalie.

via Utah oil town turns against midwife who asked about infant deaths – LA Times.