Lieve Huybrechts

Lieve Huybrechts has been a midwife since 1980. After working in a hospital delivery ward for almost 20 years, she became disenchanted with the medicalisation of birth and became an independent midwife in 1999. She now assists with approximately 60 homebirths a year, teaches prenatal classes, and provides postpartum care and breastfeeding counseling. She is actively involved with the independent midwives of Belgium and works to facilitate natural birth and breastfeeding, among other activities.