Certified Professional Midwife, Director and founder of Non-profit organization "Abundant Grace of God Maternity Centre"
Georgia Leigh Macad is a Canadian Certified Professional Midwife who is the co-founder and director of the non-profit organization Abundant Grace of God Maternity Centre which is located in the Province of Kalinga, Philippines. She has been working as a missionary midwife, delivering babies and training midwives since 2005. Currently Georgia is working towards her Masters in International Midwifery through an online program run by Edge Hill University in the UK. Georgia is married to Achao Macad, a Filipino from the tribal area of Kalinga and together they have three boys aged 8, 5 and 3.
When my husband Achao Macad, an iKalinga (a native of the Province of Kalinga) and I, began the work of opening a birth centre, I wondered how it would be received. Would the women accept care from midwives? Would they want to leave their homes to deliver at a clinic?