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
I found out I was pregnant in June of ’94 and suddenly everything was different for me. It was as if I had a gun to my head; I had to get better RIGHT NOW. I was convinced that if I didn’t I was going to be the worst mother on the planet. – from Shakta’s story Read more…. Listening to Survivor Moms
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
Homeopathic remedies are a safe and effective means of treating a woman experiencing back labour. Read more…. Homeopathic Remedies for Back Labour and Posterior Presentation
In this millennium we are developing a world community devoted to higher awareness and optimal health. Read more…. Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy
Read midwife Jill Cohen’s account of a true labor dystocia. Read more…. True Cephalopelvic Disproportion
A global alliance of midwives would promote the midwifery model worldwide, not the medical model. It would emphasize woman-centered birth with autonomous midwives who work at home, birth center or hospital. Read more…. Let’s Work Together
Homebirth stories from Midwifery Today issue 50. Read more…. Question of the Quarter – What is your favorite homebirth story?
If you have chosen to parent without holding back, giving limitless love and attention to your baby, you will need to be brave. It is a decision you will necessarily make every day, many times a day. Read more…. Straight From the Heart of Mothering
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…. Three Keys to Avoiding Postpartum Hemorrhage
In looking at white, middle class women, the problem isn’t so much what normal birth is, but why this particular group of women doesn’t question what it is more carefully. Read more…. Middle Class Beliefs