Midwife Vijaya Krishnan gives the readers of Midwifery Today a helpful article that will educate them on how best to avoid a primary cesarean.
In this article, midwife MorningStar does what she does best: speaks about the needs of a laboring woman.
Where do we learn the most about birth? I think we learn most from the mothers and babies on their journey. Can we separate core midwifery skills from the face-to-face meeting of the mothers and getting to know them and walking on their journey with them?
The words we use express our subconscious beliefs. We can perpetuate society’s paradigms by using its language, or we can choose our words to create the change we want to see.
Midwife Sister Morningstar discusses Basic Disaster Birth Support, which is training for global citizens to respond to the unexpected birth of a baby in the midst of disaster circumstances.
International midwife Vicki Penwell teaches a structured approach for reflecting on the work of a group and identifying strengths and weaknesses and areas for improvement.
Obstetrician and natural childbirth advocate Michel Odent discusses the future of birth and the two scenarios he sees that are most plausible based on our current situation.
A wonderful discussion about the art of midwifery and the science of midwifery—how each is important and has its place at birth.
Midwife Marion Toepke McLean discusses the most essential midwifery skill of them all: to be able to recognize and support normal birth and to keep it normal.