Theme: Global Midwifery in the New Millennium
“The greater the social need for aggression and an ability to destroy life, the more intrusive the rituals and beliefs have become in the period surrounding birth.” The Ethnological Approach-Comparing Cultures by Michel Odent, M.D.*
How can we help to make midwife-attended birth the first choice of mothers around the world? What do we mean by “Global Midwifery?” Is such a term even meaningful?
Read Midwifery Today Issue 53, “Global Midwifery in the New Millennium” for insights into these issues.