Forgotten Labor

Mack writes about coming to terms with a less-than-perfect birth. To access this post, you must purchase: Midwifery Today Website Membership – 12 months, Midwifery Today 1-year Subscription and Website Membership or Midwifery Today Website Membership – 6 months If you are already a member login here. Read more…

Labor: Short and Long; Physical and Mental

This great article illustrates, through discussion of actual cases, the many variations that labor may take and how diet, fear, and even religious beliefs may affect it. To access this post, you must purchase: Midwifery Today Website Membership – 12 months, Midwifery Today 1-year Subscription and Website Membership or Midwifery Today Website Membership – 6 months If you are already a member login here. Read more…

Lovely Labor

Every woman is different and every labor is different. In this editorial, Jan shares some of the ways labor can be experienced by different women. Read more…

Epidural Anesthesia Leads to More C-Sections

Response to summary and comment re: The risk of cesarean delivery with neuraxial analgesia given early versus late in labor. Read more…

Adrenaline in Labour

Sometimes birth is a peaceful, gentle event. Other times a cushion is needed to intercept the blows from a mother’s fists. One father tells the story of an adrenaline-fueled homebirth and how he survived it. To access this post, you must purchase: Midwifery Today Website Membership – 12 months, Midwifery Today 1-year Subscription and Website Membership or Midwifery Today Website Membership – 6 months If you are already a member login here. Read more…

How to Stay Healthy and Low Risk During Pregnancy and Birth

If you did only one thing to help yourself stay healthy during pregnancy, good nutrition would be it! Read more…

Birth Stories: The Instinct of Birth

When a woman is in labor, a little fight goes on in the woman’s brain. One part of here brain, the intellect, will tell her that she should do certain things. Read more…