Theme: Threat of Technology
Early in Issue 37, Dr. Michel Odent offers simple but profound physiology-based alternatives to technology in birth. His article—as well as those of other authors— helps us question technology’s rampant overuse in birth. Midwife Judy Edmunds’ comparison of the Alphabet of Industrialized Birth Care to the Home Sweet Homebirth Alphabet says it all in a nutshell. A stillbirth story, a compelling look at labor pain and the story of two inner city midwives complete this issue.