Midwifery Today Issue 50

Issue 50

Summer 1999

Midwifery Today Issue 50 Theme: Homebirth

Why homebirth? Issue 50 of Midwifery Today magazine explores numerous facets of this birth choice, from safety to autonomy, supplies to choosing a practitioner, healing past birth experiences, drug-free birth, self-empowerment, and more. Three favorite homebirth stories told by midwives help you understand the simplicity and joy of homebirth. “Homebirth allows the personality of each birth to unfold as it was designed to, in the midst of each family’s comforting space, unique gathering of people and things they treasure most.”

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International Midwife

  • A Birth in Ecuador—Judy Blankenship
  • All Was Well: Homebirth in Australia—Robin Payne
  • Clara’s Birth—Sonia Thorens, Denis Richer, Andréine Bel, Bernard Bel
  • Bringing the Old Ways Back—Clarebeth Loprinzi-Kassel


International Midwife

  • From the Editor
  • Cards and Letters
  • International News
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