CBC – Death midwives help families cope with end-of-life care

bright flowers“… As our population ages, baby boomers are beginning to seek the alternative to the traditional end of life care. They are taking more control over what happens to them, some are seeking green burials and home vigils and asking difficult questions about the meaning of death. They are hoping to find a richer set of experiences for them and their families. Enter death midwives a growing practice here in Canada. Death midwifery is both an ancient and brand new discipline that brings deathcare back into the home ….”, listen and read Gloria Christianson’s story of her son, Scott’s end of life journey and Judith’s experience shared on CBC.

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