Midwifery Today Issue 45

Midwifery Today Issue 45
Cover Photo by Harriette Hartigan

Spring 1998 Theme: Midwifery & Birth Politics
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Contents

11
Conspiracy of Silence
Judy Edmunds, CPM
15
Band-Aid Midwifery
Sharon Glass Jonquil, CNM
17
Nature of the Internet and the Future of Midwifery
Midge Jolly, LM
19
Child Abuse and Its Effect on Birth: New Research
Nora Tallman, ND and Cammie Hering, LPC
22
Bridging the Gap
Yvonda L. Hedrick, CPM
24
The Political Midwife
Ina May Gaskin, CPM
25
A Midwife to All
Virginia Jackson, CNM
27
Slings: Rediscovering Mother's Mobility, Part 2
Jennifer Rosenberg
31
Can Research be Politically Incorrect?
Michel Odent, MD
33
Politics of the Heart
Bobrie Grace
35
On Trial: Women Healers
Joel Southern

International Midwife

43
Women's Reproductive Health: A Global Perspective
Guadalupe Trueba
47
Working to Reduce Maternal Mortality
Kathlyn Ababio, SRN, SCM and Traci L. Baird, MPH
50
Mama: The Iranian Midwife
Parvin Niknafs and Dr. John Sibbald
52
Grandmother Was a Midwife
Giselle Kovac
53
The Politics of Birth
Marsden Wagner, M.D.
56
Witch Hunt, Irish Style
Maire O'Regan
57
Conferences Bring Shared Visions
Zuzanna Stromerova
58
Open Hearts, Open Minds
Gina Farber, RN

Departments

1
From the Editor
4
Networking
9
Marion's Message
10
Tricks of the Trade
62
Journal Abstracts
63
Media Reviews
65
News
70
Classified Advertising
71
Calendar Advertising
73
Photo Album

International Midwife

41
From the Editor
42
Cards and Letters
61
International News

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