“I am a Brazilian obstetrician. My path to birth led me to new frontiers–in my career and beyond my country borders. When studying about the Anthropology of Birth, everything has made so much sense to me, and made me see my own work in a very different way. And theses paths could not take anywhere else than to Robbie´s house in Texas…. so there I went, and she did welcome me: she shared her house, shared her family, shared her friends.