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St. Raymond Nonnatus, Patron of Expectant Mothers, Midwives, and Newborn Babies CATHOLIC FIRE - August 31, 2016 ... of the day for August 31 is St. Raymond Nonnatus. He is the patron of expectant mothers, midwives, obstetricians, infertile couples, and newborn babies. Raymond was born at Portella, Catalonia, Spain in 1204, the son of wealthy parents. He was delivered by cesarean section when his mother died in childbirth. Hence his name non natus (not born). In his childhood, he seemed to find pleasure only in his devotions and serious duties. His father, sensing that ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/08/st-raymond-nonnatus-patron-of-expectant.html