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The Benefits of Waiting

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.

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Birthing at the Fork in the Road: When Transports Hurt

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.

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Physiologic Third Stage

“Physiologic” third stage of labor means that this stage happens on its own—with no interference or treatment whatever—and is within the bounds of normal functioning.

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Tricks of the Trade

Tricks of the Trade – Issue 133

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Poem for a Shackled Midwife

Poem for a Shackled Midwife – Poetry – Issue 133

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Midwifery and Childbirth News – Issue 133

Midwifery and Childbirth News – Issue 133

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Photo Album – Issue 133

Stella’s Birth Story: Photo Album – Issue 133

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Let’s Keep Making Birth Better

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

The Conflict Between Humanity and the Virosphere

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.

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Wisdom of the Midwives: The Placenta

Wisdom of the Midwives – Issue 133

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