Midwifery Today Issue 36

Midwifery Today Issue 36

Winter 1995 Theme: Prematurity
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17
Precious essences
Marie Miczak
Essential oils for labor and birth.
19
Valerie El Halta
Ways to correct the condition with minimal intervention.
22
Making a difference
Betty E. Walter
An at-home mom is the most central role model in her child's life.
29
The role of nutrition in preterm labor
Anne Frye
Preterm labor and inadequate maternal nutrition are linked.

Other Features

6
The Night of My Labor
Linda Kemp
A humorous take-off on the classic holiday poem.
14
Death before life
Jennifer Hall
A midwife cares for a couple with an intrauterine death.
15
No more cranberry juice!
Sharon Glass Jonquil
A teen-ager pregnant with twins is diagnosed with pyelonephritis.
24
Tragic histories
Candace Whitridge
Safe environments help teen-agers open up to caregivers.
26
Stopping the cycle
Chellisa Brown
Domestic violence and teen mothers.
31
Prematurity
Sharon Glass Jonquil
Risk factors, causes and treatments.
33
Premature babes
Judy Edmunds
Birth stories from a homebirth midwife.
35
Too small, too soon
Valerie El Halta
Identifying the woman at risk for prematurity.
38
Island hopping
Toni Romp-Friesen
This Hawaiian midwife has the best of both worlds.
41
Little Black Book
Sharon Glass Jonquil
Preterm labor page for your notebook.
42
Weaving a web of birth information
Donna Dolezal Zelzer
Birth information on the World Wide Web.
43
The most supportive things
Gloria J. Lemay
Women reflect on the things that helped during their labors.
52
Posterior or transverse
Marjorie Dacko
We "listened in" on an online chat.
53
Courageous or foolhardy?
Jude Kurokawa
Hands-on "practice" with a precipitous breech birth.

Departments

3
Editor's Page
4
Poetry
7
Networking
10
Tricks of the Trade
11
Marion's Message
12
Question of the Quarter
44
Media Reviews
46
News
48
Journal Abstracts
49
Calendar
50
Classified Advertising
54
In My Opinion
55
Photo Album

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