Dr. Grantly Dick-Read first used hypnosis during labor
Dr. Ferdinand Lamaze began using his method of pain relief in birth.
There were all kinds of midwives during this time period from nurse-midwives to hippy midwives.
The Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC) founded
The North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) founded
Mother Friendly Childbirth Initiative launched