Emily Writes

Emily Writes is the editor of The Spinoff Parents. Her book Rants in the Dark comes out in March 2017.

Midwives in their own words: ‘We are only human’

New Zealand’s midwife shortage has been in the news a lot in the past week – but the working conditions of midwives has been an issue for much, much longer. Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes asked midwives to talk about why they do the vital work that they do.