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Editors Corner: Celebrating the Challenges of Midwifery

Despite the challenges that midwives face, midwives continue to recognize their role and meet them head-on. Read more…. Editors Corner: Celebrating the Challenges of Midwifery

Wisdom and Knowing Limitations in Midwifery

Many in the world today depend on good vibes, energy, or spiritual enlightenment as their higher power. They tap into their higher powers through a variety of practices. My higher power of energy, wisdom, spiritual knowledge, and life carries the name Living God, Creator of the universe and my Savior. I connect with God through prayer. I find my strength in Him. He is my rock, fortress, and strength. Read more…. Wisdom and Knowing Limitations in Midwifery

Media Reviews – Issue 149

Media Reviews – Issue 149 | Saynotobullyinginmidwifery by Amanda Burleigh and Freebirth Stories, by Mavis Kirkham and Nadine Edwards Read more…. Media Reviews – Issue 149

Midwifing the Portal Door

Not all babies live. Not all wimyn die with their uterus. Not all mothers survive childbirth. These are hard truths to bear. Hard truths for the family, community, and world to hold. But truths set us free and help guide us to deeper understanding and reformation. Read more…. Midwifing the Portal Door

Editor’s Corner: What Does Ideal Prenatal Care Look Like?

This issue of the magazine reflects the transition of the organization from its mother, Jan Tritten, to Shannon Mitchell, the new editor and owner, as she poses questions about what ideal prenatal care should look like. Read more…. Editor’s Corner: What Does Ideal Prenatal Care Look Like?

Marion’s Message: Preventing Problems Through Prenatal Care

Prenatal care can detect and treat many problems. Preeclampsia comes to mind. The classic signs of preeclampsia are high blood pressure and protein in the urine. It affects the placenta by reducing the blood flow and, unchecked, can lead to intrauterine growth retardation and fetal demise. Checking blood pressure and urinary protein are routine parts of prenatal care.  Read more…. Marion’s Message: Preventing Problems Through Prenatal Care

Thoughts on Prenatal Care

I would like to share my thoughts on prenatal care, which I believe can start before the woman is even pregnant as she prepares her body for her pregnancy. Read more…. Thoughts on Prenatal Care

Media Reviews – Issue 147

Media Reviews – Issue 147 | Uterus: A New Perspective by Jessica M. Koren. 2016 – The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, by Bessel Van der Kolk – A Woman of Firsts: The Midwife Who Changed the World by Edna Adan Ismail Read more…. Media Reviews – Issue 147

Wisdom of the Midwives – Issue 147

Wisdom of the Midwives | On Gratitude – Thoughts about Labor Pain – Talking About Postpartum Sexuality with Clients – Interventions – Delayed Cord Cutting Read more…. Wisdom of the Midwives – Issue 147

My 37-Year Midwifery Today Voyage

I am humbled by this life God gave me to lead Midwifery Today. I have had the privilege of traveling to and putting on conferences in 20 different countries—attending, planning, and carrying out 86 conferences. I have also had the honor of planning, writing for, and helping produce 147 magazines, with a fantastic staff and excellent writers. It has been a long and winding road through efforts to change midwifery and birth. I am humbled by the joy, mostly, of getting to be the mother of Midwifery Today. Read more…. My 37-Year Midwifery Today Voyage

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