Bumi Sehat Aceh Traditional Village Midwifes Sharing Ilmu, the Spiritual Authority, Skill and Magic of Midwifery

In this update from non-profit Bumi Sehat, author Robin Lim describes their work with a group of village midwives in Aceh, Indonesia. These traditional midwives provide an invaluable service to local villagers, survivors of the 2005 Tsunami.

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The Power of Three and the Bumi Sehat Vision

Learn about the vision and philosophy behind this provider of midwifery services in Bali and Aceh, Indonesia.

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Postpartum: Rebirth of the Woman

All women who have made the journey into motherhood know that feeling of being forever changed. After becoming a mother, my emotions reached new depths, my heart was more open. I even felt my intellect had expanded. Research has shown us that there is a biochemical explanation for these changes.

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy

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Cesarean Birth: What about the Baby?

One of my home-born babies had a wrinkle-free gentle entrance into our world. The other was an almost seven-minute shoulder dystocia. After three and a half minutes of CPR, he took hold of his life and is thriving. He has never been separated from mother.

Family Planning: A Reality Check for Global Midwives

Working overseas presents multi-layered challenges to those of us devoted to healing birth. In the precious postpartum time couples would ask me, “What about family planning?” and it was then that I fell down.

Straight From the Heart of Mothering

If you have chosen to parent without holding back, giving limitless love and attention to your baby, you will need to be brave. It is a decision you will necessarily make every day, many times a day.