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Hastie, Carolyn

Occupation
Midwife

Summary

Carolyn Hastie is a prominent midwife who stood for several elections and represented two political parties. Firstly she was an Australian Democrats candidate in the elections to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Wyong in 1999 and to the House of Representatives for Dobell in 2001. Carolyn then ran for the Earthsave Australia party in the 2003 New South Wales Legislative Assembly elections for The Entrance.

Details

Carolyn Hastie is a midwife, educator, mother and grandmother. She is passionate about making the childbearing experience as fulfilling as possible. She established the Belmont Birthing Service, a stand alone midwifery practice. She has written widely on the subject, particularly for the publication Birth Issues.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://nla.gov.au/nla.arc-23980 (accessed 31 March 2005); http://www.nmh.uts.edu.au/cmfh/whatsnew/flyer_griefandjoy_1dec05.pdf. (accessed 8 October 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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