Photo by Jimmy Conover
This article, excerpted from the book Birthing Your Placenta, discusses the question of optimal cord clamping. Rather than quickly clamping, this well-documented article shares data that show the need to wait; even a short wait is better than none at all.
Read more…. The Benefits of Waiting
Solo midwives will relate to this true story about a transport that disappointed both mother and midwife. She touches on burnout, expectations, and the need for a community of midwives to support each other.
Read more…. Birthing at the Fork in the Road: When Transports Hurt
Tricks of the Trade – Issue 133
Read more…. Tricks of the Trade
Photo by Phil Botha
Poem for a Shackled Midwife – Poetry – Issue 133
Read more…. Poem for a Shackled Midwife
Photo by Paul Schafer
Photo by L.W.
Stella’s Birth Story: Photo Album – Issue 133
Read more…. Photo Album – Issue 133
Midwifery Today is now an online publication—which is very exciting to us! This change allows us to include value-added material with articles. You will find links that provide further information, videos, or sounds, and there is no limit to the length of articles—long or short. We can include photos without coming up against page limitations that prevent us from fitting them in. I think that offers a lot to our readers. Read more…. Let’s Keep Making Birth Better
Photo by CDC
With the permission of Michel Odent, we find it relevant to save from oblivion extracts from his 2014 book titled Childbirth and the Evolution of Homo Sapien”. The selected chapter is about “Homo sapiens and the Virosphere.” Published originally in 2014 (too soon!), this book is now understandable.
Read more…. The Conflict Between Humanity and the Virosphere
Photo by Owen Wassell
I keep thinking there is nothing more to say …
then, there is something more to say.
Read more…. Beloved Worldwide Tribe of Many Nations
Photo by Hu Chen