Poem: The Apprentice Becomes a Midwife
Poetry – Issue 145
Poetry – Issue 145
Jan tells us about how she received her midwifery education, how it has changed over the years, and the role of Midwifery Today in educating midwives. Read more…. From the Editor: Aspects of Midwifery Education
Lois founded Sophia’s Way, School of Traditional Midwifery. She advocates a woman-centered teaching method that avoids technology, when possible–using traditional ways.
Frequent contributor Jane Beal tells us about her path to and through midwifery and its spiritual aspects.
The author focuses on the advantages of an accredited midwifery education and how to go that route.
This article first summarizes some of the history of how midwifery has been taught and advocates for individualized, personalized instruction and some expected conflicts with the current system and how it is still evolving
Read more…. Midwifery Education: A Brief History and Thoughts for the Future
This article addresses Kangaroo Care and its advantages for mother and babies.
This helpful article details the one-minute preceptor model for teaching and learning. Vicki, who works in the Philippines, discusses the five basic micro-skills and provides examples of how they can be applied.
A story illustrating the need for patience in birth.
This story deals with providing homebirth midwifery services to women in the orthodox Jewish community.
This 17-year-old doula from Colorado shares her experience and insights from spending a summer working in the public hospital system in Sydney, Australia, where a public homebirth program is currently available to expecting mothers.
Read more…. A Midwifery Success: Homebirth in the Australian Public Hospital System
Dr. Odent refers to the story of the birth of Jesus in his advocacy of breastfeeding immediately after birth.