Midwifery Today Issue 126, Summer 2018 Theme: Labor Labor is a key part of the work of midwifery. Long labor, short labor, fear of labor, orgasmic labor. These are just a few of the many aspects of labor that are covered in this issue. It features articles on labor from well-respected midwives that include Marlene… Read more…. Issue 126
Mack writes about coming to terms with a less-than-perfect birth.
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. Read more…. Labor: Short and Long; Physical and Mental
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…. Lovely Labor
Response to summary and comment re: The risk of cesarean delivery with neuraxial analgesia given early versus late in labor. Read more…. Epidural Anesthesia Leads to More C-Sections
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.
Postpartum care stories from Midwifery Today issue 61. Read more…. Question of the Quarter Issue 61
If you did only one thing to help yourself stay healthy during pregnancy, good nutrition would be it! Read more…. How to Stay Healthy and Low Risk During Pregnancy and Birth
Homebirth stories from Midwifery Today issue 50. Read more…. Question of the Quarter – What is your favorite homebirth story?
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…. Birth Stories: The Instinct of Birth