Overseas midwife Vicki Penwell shares her scholarship program and challenges other organizations and midwifery schools to join her in her efforts. Read more…. A Scholarship Solution and Grand Challenge from Mercy In Action
In this important read, childbirth trauma is discussed as the result of inadequate and/or violent obstetric care.
A helpful article stressing the important role food plays in the recovery of a postpartum hemorrhage.
The unfortunate story of a woman’s arrest. Her only “crime” was being a midwife.
Author Celesta Rannisi shares her idea that perceives the mother as the passageway for her baby’s journey from Heaven to Earth.
Sita came to Bumi Sehat to have a gentle childbirth. Because she was a brand new doctor, her colleagues had spent nine months trying to convince her to “just have a cesarean.” She told me that most of the doctors she knows no longer believe in the natural process of childbearing. Babies have become like a commodity, something of great value, which must be “delivered” in perfect condition.
A very useful article that presents poverty as one of the causes of hemorrhage.
A particular therapy involving abdominal and pelvic work, and its success with previously infertile women, is discussed.
Editor-in-Chief Jan Tritten shares her thoughts on hemorrhage. “The most important thing I can say about hemorrhage is, ‘Don’t cause one.’” Read more…. First, Do No Harm
Creator of the online magazine Mother Wit, author Jenna Hull shares her personal birth stories involving hemorrhage
“Previous to the delivery of the placenta, mothers need to be observed for changes in behavior and alertness and to judge blood loss. When everything is proceeding normally, it is best to wait and let the process happen naturally.”
For its prevalent usage, ultrasound has been enormously under-researched. Written by the honorary chair for AIMS, this article is a useful step towards filling the lack of research and data on ultrasound. Read more…. Ultrasound: Prematurity and Potential Risks