To celebrate International Day of the Midwife, Trillium Waterbirth Center will host an event to raise awareness about midwifery from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Vogel Plaza in Medford.

To celebrate International Day of the Midwife, Trillium Waterbirth Center will host an event to raise awareness about midwifery from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Vogel Plaza in Medford.

Trillium Waterbirth Center operates state-licensed out-of-hospital birth centers in Medford and Grants Pass. Community members are welcome to attend to learn more about midwifery and join a letter-writing campaign to encourage local hospitals and providers of health coverage to support Southern Oregon women who choose midwifery care.

See www.wisewomencare.com for more information.