Issue 56, Winter 2000

Issue 56, Winter 2000 - Building a Birth Community
"My mom birthed my best friend."
Cover by Patti Ramos

Theme: Building a Birth Community
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Robbie Peyton
Robbie Davis-Floyd & Peyton Floyd

This issue is dedicated to the memory of Peyton Elizabeth Floyd, daughter of Robbie Davis-Floyd. Our thoughts are with Robbie.

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In Memoriam
Robbie Davis-Floyd
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Lois Wilson
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Cynthia Yula and Katie Heffelfinger
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Midwifery Arts Center
Patty Brennan, Mickey Sperlich, Merilynne Rush and Harriette Hartigan
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A Circle of Women: Building a Freestanding Birth Center
Patti Carroll-Frey
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Unexpected Allies
Kimberly K. Trout
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Where is Your Birth Community?
Judy Edmunds
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Interconnections: Faith, Love, Beauty and Birth
Lois Wilson
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The Blessings of a Birthing Community
Sunni Karll
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Life is not a Tame Lion
Jennifer Rosenberg
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Warrior Midwife
Jill Earl
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Becoming a Holistic Traditional Midwife
Samantha Clemens
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Regulating Midwifery: Parallels in Texas and British Columbia
Gail Johnson
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Lessons: What a Midwife Imparts to Her Daughter
K.C. Johnson
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Honoring Traditional Midwifery Apprentices—My Daughters!
Casey Makela
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Vitamin K Deficiency: The Waterbirth and Hospitalization of Amanda
Sandra Dederscheck Stine
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Vitamin K: A Flaw in the Blueprint?
Sara Wickham
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42 Babies and Vitamin K
Jennifer Hali Enoch

International Midwife

Guatamala
Photo by Judy Luce

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Risk Assessment and the New World Health Organization Recommendations
Ann Davenport
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Challenges Facing Midwives on Both Sides of the Atlantic
Heather Hartley
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Observing and Charting for Family Planning
Robin Lim
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The Ripe Pomegranate: Choosing In Vitro Fertilization
Chaya Raizel Breger
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Judy Luce
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Global Midwifery: Topic Group Report
Filomena Vagueiro

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Poetry
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Networking
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Tricks of the Trade
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Marion's Message
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Question of the Quarter
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Journal Abstracts
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Media Reviews
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News
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Classified Advertising
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Calendar
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Photo Album

International Midwife

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