Saving Lives

This story is only one of many that can help to change birth for the better. Learn about the use of Yunnan Paiyao for postpartum hemorrhage in this excerpt from Sister MorningStar’s upcoming book.

Amicus Maternity Center: Part I

This is part one of a two-part series on Amicus Birth Center in Trinidad. See part two in Midwifery Today Issue 85. We hope that this successful model can be used by others.

Birth Change

One of my most important roles in my midwifery life is that of encourager. My desire is that you carry out the dreams given to you – and I know you have them. I delight in telling about people carrying out their dreams as a way, hopefully, to inspire you.

A Modern Midwife’s Experience with Ancient Maya Techniques of Abdominal/Uterine Massage

The author shares some brief theory and many anecdotal experiences that are representative of what women report from the use of Maya Massage.

The Bridge of Life: Options for Placentas

The thought occurred to me the other day that some people may find the use of their baby’s placenta as medicine unusual. I also have begun to see that many people do not know the placenta’s purpose and how it works.

Finding Better Solutions to End Bullying: What an Organization Can Do

This final article in our series on bullying addresses what organizations can do to end bullying, as well as legislative solutions that have been proposed.

A Midwife’s Touch

A hands-on approach to helping women during pregnancy, labor and postpartum, this article will help you improve your doula or midwifery practice and help moms.