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Paths to Becoming a Midwife: Getting an Education - 4th Edition
Code: C614PM
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Are you thinking about becoming a midwife, but you’re not sure what kind of midwife you should be, or what training options would be best for you? Paths to Becoming a Midwife: Getting an Education is designed to help you answer these questions and sift through the various options available to aspiring midwives in the United States.

The fourth edition of this book includes several new articles on the various midwifery philosophies, new information on becoming an apprentice, dozens of recently updated articles, and a current directory of more than 150 schools, programs and other resources.

You’ll learn about:

  • Getting started on your path to midwifery
  • Midwifery politics and philosophies
  • Becoming a direct entry midwife
  • Becoming a certified nurse-midwife
  • The ins and outs of apprenticeship Getting the midwifery education resources you’ll need

You’ll be able to read articles such as:

  • Obtaining an Education
  • Becoming an Apprentice: What Do Midwives Look for?
  • Facing Reality: How to Begin Your Midwifery Career
  • Becoming a Holistic Traditional Midwife
  • Quantum Midwifery
  • Becoming a CNM: Four Stories from One Midwife’s Experience

Paper, 272 pages


Shoulder Dystocia and Malpresentations (4-CD Audio Set)
Code: A12SD
Price: $41.00
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Save $8! Offer expires Sept. 30, 2016. Regular price: $49.00.

Gail Hart, Mary Cooper and Ina May Gaskin

Learn about shoulder dystocia from the combined wisdom and unique experiences of three experienced midwives. This audio CD set covers topics such as how to identify true vs. false shoulder dystocia, how nutrition can be one of the best methods of prevention and how to assist shoulder dystocia when it does happen during birth. It also presents information about malpresentations such as twin, breech and asynclitic births and brow, face and periatel presentations. Other topics covered include risk factors, creative ways to change pelvic dimensions, cephalopelvic disproportions and ethics.

The ability to meet shoulder dystocia with knowledge and confidence is a skill every midwife needs in her tool belt. Midwifery Today's new audio set will introduce you to this skill.

  • Disc 1 (71 min.): Shoulder Dystocia
  • Disc 2 (74 min.): Shoulder Dystocia
  • Disc 3 (73 min.): Shoulder Dystocia and Malpresentations
  • Disc 4 (74 min.): Malpresentations

Recorded during the Midwifery Today Conference in Eugene, Oregon, 2011

292 minutes, Audio CD


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