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Learning to Be a Midwife

Contributing Editor Judy Slome Cohain writes about her experiences training to be a midwife.

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Midwifery Knowledge Spread Around the World

The other way to spread this midwifery knowledge…is to bring it to the US at the conferences Midwifery Today presents here. I’ve seen that each culture that has not been taken over by interventive, mainstream medical birth culture has a lot to offer the rest of the world in terms of midwifery knowledge. Read more…. Midwifery Knowledge Spread Around the World

The Life and Work of a Rope Midwife in Darfur

This is a fictional composite account of the life and work of an imaginary traditional midwife in a Darfur village. It is based on multiple sources of information, including direct experience, observation, personal interviews and the research of others. Read more…. The Life and Work of a Rope Midwife in Darfur

The H1N1 Primer for Pregnant Women

This first wave of the H1N1 outbreak in North America has now passed, providing us with important information. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts another wave to come around December and perhaps again in the New Year [2010]. Read more…. The H1N1 Primer for Pregnant Women

Craniosacral Therapy in the Midwifery Model of Care

Learn about craniosacral therapy and how it can be used to prevent and health birth trauma. Read more…. Craniosacral Therapy in the Midwifery Model of Care

Humor as Natural Medicine

I wish I could think of a punch line for this joke: A midwife, a doula and an obstetrician walk into a bar… but, I don’t really need one since I’ve gotten plenty of laughs just with that opening. Read more…. Humor as Natural Medicine

Baby’s Choice

What would a baby choose for her birth? Editor-in-Chief Jan Tritten encourages us to think about what a baby might choose for birth and respect the baby, as well as the mother. Read more…. Baby’s Choice

Midwives Honor the Sensuality of Pregnancy and Birth

Midwife Shafia Monroe talks about the beauty and sensuality of pregnant woman, how we need to honor them during that special time. “Of course midwives love babies. We work hard to provide care to ensure that a woman has a healthy pregnancy and thus a vigorous baby. But in actuality, midwives love women.” Read more…. Midwives Honor the Sensuality of Pregnancy and Birth

Technology: Stemming the Tide

Technology can make take away the beauty of birth, when used unnecessarily. Editor Jan Tritten argues that midwives are in a position to change the tide of unnecessary technology, using the evidence that is accruing. Read more…. Technology: Stemming the Tide

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