Rings, Lines, Folds, and Other Old-time Tools to Assess Dilation
This is an article that teaches classic midwifery, bringing back some sadly forgotten tricks for the midwife’s tool kit.
About Author: Gail Hart
Gail Hart graduated from a midwifery training program as a Certified Practical Midwife in 1977. She has held a variety of certifications over the years; she was a Certified Midwife through the Oregon Midwifery Council, and an LDEM in the state of Oregon. She is now semi-retired and no longer maintains her license, but keeps active with a small community practice. Gail is strongly interested in ways to holistically incorporate evidence-based medical knowledge with traditional midwifery understanding. View all posts by Gail Hart