“Previous to the delivery of the placenta, mothers need to be observed for changes in behavior and alertness and to judge blood loss. When everything is proceeding normally, it is best to wait and let the process happen naturally.”
Beth Anne Moonstone
Beth Anne Moonstone is a midwife, midwifery educator and mother of three from Amherst, Massachusetts. For the last 12 years, she has been the director of the WomanCraft Midwifery Education Program offering academic programs, and workshops for aspiring midwives.
Midwives take on many different clinical, energetic, and spiritual roles both before and during birth. The sacred nature of our work requires that we recognize that some of the most important things we do are the least clinical. Read more…. The Spiritual Roles of a Midwife