Midwifery Today Issue 79

Issue 79

Autumn 2006

Midwifery Today Issue 79Theme: Meconium

Midwifery, although it comes from the heart, is also a business. This issue of Midwifery Today addresses many ways to professionalize your practice, from writing articles to using the media, improving billing to branching out to related areas. Also included are articles on international programs to bring improved midwifery services to developing countries, medical issues, inspiring homebirths and alternative treatment methods.

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  • The Business of Birthing: The Write Way to More ClientsSheri Menelli and Adriane Smith
  • Shari Daniels: Maverick Midwife Blazes Trails and Births Babies on TV—Daphne Singingtree
  • C-sections, Breastfeeding and Bugs for Your Baby: What the Doctor Probably Won’t Tell You—Jeff D. Leach
  • Profits and Rewards—Why Don’t Midwives Earn High Salaries?—Michele Klein
  • A Vermont Homebirth—Jennifer Carusone
  • Is My Baby Yellow?—Judy Slome Cohain
  • Jaundice Dictionary—Judy Slome Cohain
  • Midwifery and Malpractice—Barbara Bridgman Perkins
  • Experiential Learning for Childbirth—Mindy Goorchenko
  • “Hands-off” Care and Birth as an Out-of-body Experience—Alison Bastien
  • Wild Geese and a Heron—Tiffany Lundeen
  • Developing a Freelance Midwifery Consultancy Business—Dianne Garland
  • Probiotics: A Better Way to Treat Infections during Pregnancy—Genevieve Lewis
  • GBS in a Homebirth Setting—Renee Meuse Bishara
  • Voluntary Licensure—Carol Gray
  • Supporting Mothers in Long-term Breastfeeding—Janell E. Robisch
  • Tax Tips for Independent Midwives—Christine P. Silva
  • Caleb—Jennifer Babisak
  • The Business of Midwifery: Customizing the Superbill—Linda Lieberman

International Midwife

  • Cards & Letters
  • Do I have to leave my country and home to have my baby sanely?Sister MorningStar
  • Hope in Uganda—Carrie Sparrevohn
  • Stories from Senegal—Patricia Ross, M. Christie McManus and Sudy Storm
  • Getting Back to Nature: Non-Medical Birth Options in Athens, Greece—Julie Nusbaum
  • Eve’s Foundation—Florence Okra
  • “Let’s Fika First!” A Look at Swedish Midwifery from a Cultural
  • Perspective—Jo Beth Cairns

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