Wisdom of the Midwives
Tricks of the Trade, Volume II

Wisdom of the Midwives: Tricks of the Trade Volume II More books in the Tricks series:
Birth Wisdom: Tricks of the Trade Volume III
Birth Wisdom
Tricks of the Trade, Volume III
Sharing Midwifery Knowledge: Tricks of the Trade Volume IV
Sharing Midwifery Knowledge
Tricks of the Trade, Volume IV

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Wisdom of the Midwives, Tricks of the Trade, Volume II
Paper cover, 8" by 10.5", perfect bound, 92 pages
Cost: $25, plus S&H

Table of Contents

  • The Essence of Midwifery by Linda V. Walsh, CNM, MPH
  • The Journey—Dance of Labor and Birth by Judy Edmunds

CHAPTER 1: Counseling as a Tool in Your Birthkit

  • Some Insights Into the Psychology of Birth by Anne Frye
  • Pharmacy-free Pain Relief by Judy Edmunds
  • Group Prenatal Care by June Whitson, CNM

CHAPTER 2: Nutrition/Health

  • Nutrition for Two: Preventing Cesarean by Anne Frye
  • The Role of Nutrition in Preterm Labor by Anne Frye

CHAPTER 3: Herbs/Homeopathy

  • Nettles by Linda Lieberman, CNM
  • Red Raspberry by Linda Lieberman, CNM
  • Comfrey by Linda Lieberman, CNM
  • Calendula by Linda Lieberman, CNM
  • Touch-talk by Anonymous
  • A Homeopathic Primer for Midwives by Patty Brennan
  • Using Homeopathy by Patty Brennan
  • Tinctures Made Easy by Cathryn Feral
  • Evening Primrose Oil by Anonymous
  • Herbal helps by Daphne Singingtree, CM
  • More Evening Primrose Uses by Jill Cohen
  • Natural Remedies by Cathryn Feral
  • Using Homeopathy to Turn Babies by Patty Brennan
  • Getting to Know Herbs by Alison Osborn
  • Uva Ursi by Alison Osborn
  • Nature in Your Birth Bag by Katy Polone
  • Using Herbs in Midwifery Care by Lisa Goldstein
  • Midwifery and Herbs by Jeannine Parvati Baker

CHAPTER 4: Pregnancy

  • Searching for Underlying Causes of Hyperemesis by Phyllis Klaus, MFCC
  • Homeopathic Remedies for "Morning" Sickness by Lisa Goldstein
  • The "Art" of Midwifery by Sharon Glass Jonquil, CNM
  • In Good Alignment by Marion Toepke McLean, CNM
  • Back to Basics by Julie Tupler, RN
  • Turning Toxemia Around by Anne Frye

CHAPTER 5: Premature Rupture of Membranes

  • PROM by the Book by Yvonne Lapp Cryns
  • The Apple Will Drop When It Is Ripe… by Patty Sherman
  • PROM: One Midwife’s Protocols by Clarebeth Loprinzi Kassel, CM
  • PROM by Sister Angela Murdaugh, CNM
  • PROM Management by John Stevenson, M.D.

CHAPTER 6: First Stage

  • Precious Essences by Marie Miczak, D.Sc.
  • Forcing the Issue: The Induction of Labor by Sharon Glass Jonquil, CNM
  • Inducing Naturally by Alison Osborn
  • Managing First Stage Problems by John Stevenson, M.D.
  • Nourishing the Mother by Anne Frye
  • Artificial Rupture of Membranes by Alison Osborn
  • Posterior Labor: A Pain in the Back by Valerie El Halta

CHAPTER 7: Second Stage

  • Serving Our Birthing Sisters by Judy Edmunds
  • Perineal Massage Oil by Judy Edmunds
  • Birthing Choices by Justine Dobson, DC, LMT

CHAPTER 8: Third/Fourth Stage

  • The Grand Finale to Birth by Judy Edmunds
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage: Prevention and Treatment by Yvonne Lapp Cryns
  • Bimanual Compression Tips by Marion Toepke McLean, CNM
  • Expelling Clots by Marion Toepke McLean, CNM
  • Assisting at Waterbirths by Marina Alzugaray, CNM

CHAPTER 9: Newborn Care

  • Tips and Tricks From Readers

CHAPTER 10: Breastfeeding