Postpartum Baths for Pain Control: Not Science and Not Midwifery

Slome Cohain responds to a study published in the Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health that advocated taking mothers from their babies one hour after birth for a hot bath to relieve pain. Read more…

Seven Hours Postpartum

Creator of the online magazine Mother Wit, author Jenna Hull shares her personal birth stories involving hemorrhage 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…

A Natural Alternative to Suturing

While on an Indian reservation, I had studied with a shaman and observed the use of seaweed to heal burns and deep lacerations… Read more…

Three Keys to Avoiding Postpartum Hemorrhage

The first key to preventing postpartum hemorrhage is good prenatal nutrition and supplements as needed. Read Margarett Scott’s article to learn more. Read more…