Miriam Gladstone

Miriam Gladstone is a 2020 Pulitzer Center Campus Consortium Reporting Fellow and a second year student at the McGill University School of Medicine in Montreal. She also holds a Masters of Science in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research from the London School of Hygiene.

Glancing nervously towards the clock, Brenda Epoo, an experienced midwife and perinatal service coordinator, reaches for a folded set of fresh bed sheets. With only 5 minutes before the next patient…

A newborn’s cries break the expectant stillness of the delivery room. Beaming beneath her surgical mask, midwife Kimberly Moorhouse lifts the baby to the new mother’s glistening face as the sun…