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Wisdom of the Midwives: Induction

Wisdom of the Midwives: Induction | When do you think it is best to induce?, AROM and induction, Ripening the Cervix, and Natural methods of encouraging labor

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Midwifery and Childbirth News – Issue 143

Midwifery and Childbirth News | Texas is No Place to Be Pregnant, Exposure to Pthalates Linked to Preterm Birth, Manganese Level and Preeclampsia Risk, Limited Coffee Safe in Pregnancy, Probiotics Improve Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy, and Migraine and Pregnancy Complications Read more…. Midwifery and Childbirth News – Issue 143

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Photo Album – Issue 143

Photo Album – Issue 143 | Photos by EvaDiana Iguaran—evadiana.com

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Tricks of the Trade – Issue 143

Tricks of the Trade – Issue 143 | For Morning Sickness/Nausea, Repairing Minor 1st Degree Tears, Useful Information, Neonatal Care Tips

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Wisdom of the Midwives: Medical Care for Birth

Wisdom of the Midwives: What are the advantages of medical care for birth? – Issue 142

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Photo Album – Issue 142

Photo Album – Issue 142

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Tricks of the Trade – Issue 142

Tricks of the Trade – Issue 142 – Asynclitic Presentation, Prolonged Labor, Using the Placenta for Hemorrhage, Helpful Herbal Recipes

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Midwifery and Childbirth News – Issue 142

Midwifery and Childbirth News – Issue 142

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Wisdom of the Midwives: Autonomy

Wisdom of the Midwives, Issue 141

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Tricks of the Trade – Issue 141

Midwifery Today, Issue 141, Spring 2022.Join Midwifery Today Online Membership Using Traditional Remedies Skullcap for elevated blood pressure. One dropperful initially, repeat in an hour if still elevated.—Marielle Tomlin Angelica tincture to help the placenta release. One dropperful by mouth. Takes five minutes to work.—Carolyn Greenfield Apple cider vinegar.—Susan DiNatale Honey. It is a miraculous food and healer. I keep Manuka honey for cuts. I had an accident on my horse and he stepped on my leg. I was in wound care for over six months and they used medical grade Manuka honey on the open wound. I have used it on myself, my horse, and other critters. When you sit down, put some in your tea. I have had women just swallow a spoonful for a sore throat. It’s great stuff.—Vicki Gilbert Ziemer Herbal (sitz) bath for all. I carry tinctures such as shepherd’s purse, Placenta Ease, Angelica, cotton root, raspberry leaf. Also, Rescue Remedy, essential oils (especially peppermint), arnica, a massage blend, and Yunnan Baiyao.—Sabrina Simmons Ferrage I rarely use anything, as women’s bodies know best. However, I have suggested shiatsu, acupuncture, essential oils, and homeopathy for those few cases where some extra help is needed.—Imma Sarries Cuachalalate tea for kidney and urinary tract infections. SEA-90 for premature labor. Arrowroot for eclampsia. Witch hazel tincture for postpartum hemorrhage.—Gwendolyn Posey Catnip and fennel tincture. Helps for stomach cramps and flu.—Tracy Pemberton Slow Placentas Remember, classical midwifery is about prevention. Before the second stage, make sure her bladder has been emptied within the hour or so. A full bladder can inhibit the descent of the placenta and even cause hemorrhage. Then I use a dropperful of Angelica root and mistletoe tinctures, and gravity. If that doesn’t do it and she’s not bleeding profusely, I either wait or investigate why it’s… Read more…. Tricks of the Trade – Issue 141

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Wisdom of the Midwives: Intervention

Wisdom of the Midwives – Issue 140

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