Issue 70

The Primal Touch of Birth: Midwives, Mothers and Massage

Prenatal massage and compassionate touch during the childbearing year are more than a primitive practice or luxurious pampering; they are an essential and vital part of holistic maternity care. Traditional healers and midwives still skillfully integrate the ancient healing arts of massage and midwifery.

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Hands-On Care

Look at your hands. These hands are holy-ordained by God to receive babies. What is the substance of this divine trust? What is the responsibility? Midwife, partera is a high calling. Read more…. Hands-On Care

Marion’s Message: Cerebral Palsy Again

A very small percentage of babies are at risk of developing cerebral palsy in the perinatal period. But these are our most vulnerable of charges. If there is already some neurological damage, spare these babies hypoxic stress, if need be, by surgical intervention.

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