Malnutrition, Unhealthy Lifestyles and Scheduled Deliveries: The Causes of Prematurity
From her many years of experience, midwife Marlene Waechter shares her wisdom of premature birth and what she feels are its main causes.
About Author: Marlene Waechter
Marlene Waechter, DEM , is a pioneer Catholic midwife who has served in southern Ohio since the 1970s. She is the mother of seven grown children, including five home-born—one of whom was born in water. She is also grandmother to 18 grandchildren, including four VBACs. Besides being a long-time contributor to Midwifery Today, Marlene co-authored the book The Joyful Mysteries of Childbirth, a practical and spiritual guide for Christian families. View all posts by Marlene Waechter