Editor-in-Chief, Jan Tritten, invited her cousin to give a tutorial on creating an umbilical cord memento.
Midwife Erika Obert provides information on using herbs in the third stage of labor.
Diana Paul shares about the birth revolution movement that was begun at a recent Midwifery Today conference.
A wonderful article about the umbilical cord and reasons why it should not be cut prematurely.
Midwife Gina Dacosta Rivera shares her country’s traditions and beliefs surrounding the umbilical cord.
Research shows that artificially rupturing the amniotic sac (amniotomy) can cause umbilical cord prolapse.
A beautifully written article about the placenta and umbilical cord, also known as the baby’s “first mother.”
Natural childbirth advocate and French obstetrician Michel Odent sheds light on the history of cord cutting while interpreting the contradiction of routine interference and current scientific research.
A wonderful article highlighting the importance of caring for the umbilical cord at the proper time.