The definitive paper on the safety and outcomes for breech birth at home and in birth centers, with helpful suggestions for midwives.
This helpful article explains how a simple household ingredient can be used for a non traumatic treatment for a common problem.
This article covers whether there are adverse effects related to the duration of pushing and how pushing should actually be defined.
Unassisted childbirth is a choice being made by some low-risk women. This article includes testimonials from some of them and suggests that we be less judgmental and try to understand what is motivating them.
With two different births by the same woman, the author contrasts actual choice and the illusion of choice in both the trajectory and outcomes.
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How Do You Work with Women Who Have Had Trauma in a Previous Birth or in Life? Conversations from Facebook
A doula delves deep into the role of the doula—what it is, what is could be, what it should be, and why we need to seriously consider it
This article addresses the 20-week ultrasound that is now standard for some pregnant women and a case in which not having one done saved the mother from a cesarean.
A new midwife of color tells about some challenges she faced in her journal through midwifery school and how her first year as a midwife is now bearing fruit.
Midwives, as well as their clients, become traumatized and need compassionate care. This article encourages us to take care of ourselves too.
Whether naturopathy, herbalism, homeopathy, counseling, or energy work—all are tools for to help birthworkers ease grief and birth trauma in their clients.