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Birth Work is Ministry Work....but we have to be paid

Let’s start with defining the word ”ministry” because, for many, when they hear this word, they automatically attach religion to it. While for myself and many birth workers, their faith plays a huge part in why they have chosen this path, the word does not apply to only those who are believers. One of the definitions of ministry from the Merriam-Webster dictionary is “a person or thing through which something is accomplished.” To minister means to serve or to provide a service to someone.