Priyanka Idicula is a Certified professional International midwife (U.S.A) and a Lamaze certified childbirth educator. She is currently the director of Birthvillage the natural birthing centre one of India’s leading natural birth centres and is the managing trustee for birth for change (NGO) and runs Tejus home a safe shelter for pregnant teens currently one of its kind in India. She has presented various papers and has been the face of India at various international midwifery conferences.
She is also one of the early pioneers for water birth in India.
She is also the first Asian to win the dual scholarship from Lamaze International She also carries with her Bachelors and Masters in microbiology and has had long stints with various MNC’s the last being Johnson and Johnson where she worked as regional head-south for application support in the diagnostic division.
She strongly advocates for evidence based maternity care and works for birthing rights for women who are from the underprivileged sections of society.