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UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 3:07 p.m.

100 years ago in Spokane: Midwife denies performing abortion

Dr. Mary Swartz, a midwife, took the stand in her second-degree murder trial and denied performing an “illegal operation” (abortion) and causing the death of Fay Hamilton, 17.


UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 8:01 a.m.

Inslee signs bill requiring prisons and jails to accommodate midwives and doulas for pregnant inmates

Pregnant inmates can receive assistance from midwives and doulas under new law.


Oregon midwife charged with delivering babies in Kennewick without a license

An Oregon woman who has been a midwife for four decades is accused of illegally delivering at least two babies in Kennewick.


Love Story: 42 years and counting for Spokane couple who fell in love in Africa

Though Nate and Pris Thompson “officially” met in Rwanda, their paths had crossed 13 years earlier when they both attended a high school/ junior college in Wessington Springs, South Dakota.


‘The Bra Church’

LIND, Wash. – Just a few blocks from the center of town, a shabby, old church has turned into a mother’s haven. Nursing bras – padded, full-cup, back-closure, middle-snap closure, …