Lila Fischer

Lila Fisher, a 2016 Vision Fellow, will obtain a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Lila is a Certified Professional Midwife and doula. During the winter of 2016, she participated in a two-month volunteer trip to Mother Health International’s birth clinic in rural Uganda where she previously spent six months as lead midwife. Lila has studied traditional midwifery at Maternidad La Luz Midwifery School in El Paso, Texas, and thereafter with renowned traditional midwife, Angelina Martinez, in Temixo, Mexico. Lila is a volunteer at the hospital’s Breastfeeding Support Network and a founding member of the Vineyard Birth Collective, which hosts a website connecting women to community resources.

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