Jill Cohen lives in Mill City, Oregon, with two of her four children. After 20 years as a lay midwife she returned to school to become an RN. She is currently working in a small rural hospital as a primary OB nurse. She was the associate editor of Midwifery Today magazine from 1990 to 2007.
Misunderstandings abound about the use of water in birth, learn about the positive effects. Read more…. A Midwife’s Perspective: Labor and Birth in the Water
Il y a 3 ans un club prive m’a demande de mettre au point un programme de travail prenatal. Read more…. Preparation a la naissance dans l’eau
Women are becoming increasingly unhappy with their hospital birth experiences as the result of a multitude of factors, in particular the advent of health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and the proliferation of intervention that goes with hospital based modern health care.
Read more…. Why Homebirth?
The authors discuss the why’s and how’s of homebirth, including a brief history of midwifery, considerations to weigh in deciding on types of midwives and tips on how to choose a midwife. …Anyone considering the profession of midwifery will also find this useful as a general overview of what a midwife does. Read more…. The Homebirth Choice
As I define them, protocols are a set of guidelines drawn up by an individual or group which outlines a standard of practice. In my practice as a lay midwife, my protocols are flexible enough to accommodate each situation I meet. Read more…. Protocols: Standards Meeting Needs