Terrified They Will Take Their Babies: Aboriginal Midwives Break Cycle of Distrust in Health Services

James Burns has been to every prenatal appointment with his fiancee Kelly Jenkins. She’s three days past her due date and her little boy is kicking away inside her swollen belly as she sits next to James in a hospital consulting room.

The couple are surrounded by images of maternity scenes intimately more familiar to James than the ubiquitous stock images of white pregnant women and babies.

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