International Midwives' Day

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International Day of the Midwife was first celebrated May 5, 1991, and has since been observed in over 50 nations around the world.[1]

The idea of having a day to recognize and honor midwives came out of the 1987 International Confederation of Midwives conference in the Netherlands.


  1. ^ "ICM - Home". Retrieved 2014-04-12. 

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