We know that how a pregnant woman experiences, evaluates, and copes with labor depends on: where and with whom she is during labor; her personality; her past experiences dealing with love, empathy, compassion, depression, anxiety, and stressful life events; as well as her partner and providers—whether midwives, doctors, or doulas.
Fernando Molina, BS, MD, midwife, prenatal educator, researcher, and Midwifery Today speaker has been traveling a long career as a natural birth advocate in hospitals, birth centers, and at homebirths in Venezuela and the US. Fernando now lives in Eugene, Oregon, and is a father of three children born at home in Venezuela. Follow him on Instagram @magicalbeginningsfm or contact him at email@example.com.
Obstetrician/midwife Fernando Molino discusses the complication of cord prolapse, its different types, risk factors, and how to deal with it when it occurs.
So what exactly is the microbiome? We could define it as the combined grouping of microorganisms that can be found throughout the body, including bacteria, fungi and viruses. Read more…. Microbiome and Health
Even before conception, and during their life in the womb and the first year of extra-uterine life, all babies experience the feeling of being desired and loved, which is the source of all aspects of life, where there are no opposites, no judgments, no criticism, no condemnation, no discrimination; it is just pure love and surrender during the first phases of consciousness. …
Midwifery Today conference teacher Fernando Molina shares some of his waterbirth experience from when he assisted births in Venezuela.
A Venezuelan doctor dedicates himself to attending homebirths in his country despite the obstacles thrown at him by government officials, other doctors and others who refuse to see past the accepted, technocratic model of birth. Read more…. My Journey into Planned Homebirth in Venezuela
article in Spanish; One of the “good guys,” Fernando Molina enlightens us on the situation regarding birth choices in Venezuela, in both Spanish in this online article and in English in Midwifery Today Issue 86. Read more…. Opciones de Parto en Venezuela
One of the “good guys,” Fernando Molina enlightens us on the situation regarding birth choices in Venezuela, in both Spanish and English. Read more…. Birth Choices in Venezuela