Midwifery Today Issue 66

Issue 66

Summer 2003

Midwifery Today Issue 66 Theme:  Birth Environment

Articles in this issue of Midwifery Today include:

  • The Sacred Place of Birth
  • The Atmosphere of Homebirth
  • Promoting a Positive Hospital Experience
  • Mother-Friendly Nurse Intervention
  • Creating a Sound Environment: Drumming for the Childbearing Year
  • Protecting the Birth Environment
  • Nuchal Cord Short Stories
  • Shoulder Dystocia: The Basics
  • An Ethnographic Account of Lotus Birth

Two-month-old Tamala Rose Phoenix points at her mama’s breast during a photo shoot. Combining a warm bath and breastfeeding made for one happy model! Photo by Midwifery Today Design Editor Jennifer Rosenberg.

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  • From the Editor—Take Birth Back
  • Poetry
  • Networking
  • Tricks of the Trade
  • Marion’s Message 
  • Question of the Quarter
  • Journal Abstracts
  • Media Reviews—including Botanical Medicine in Midwifery: A Handbook for Women’s Health Professionals
  • News
  • Classified Advertising
  • Calendar
  • Photo Album


  • Anything GoesMelissa Schuppe 
  • The Sacred Place Of Birth—Jenny Hall
  • The Atmosphere Of Homebirth—Kelli R. Johnson
  • Promoting A Positive Hospital ExperienceKathleen Johnson  
  • Balancing Chi And Integrating Feng Shui—Connie Livingston
  • Mother-Friendly Nurse Intervention—Carolyn Rafferty
  • Creating A Sound Environment—Mirine Dye
  • Protecting The Birth Environment—Andrea Mietkiewicz
  • From Birth Hut To The Garden Of Eden—Michele Klein
  • A Doula’s Perspective—Michelle L’Esperance
  • Nuchal Cord Short Stories—Mary Kroeger and Deborah Flowers
  • Shoulder Dystocia: The Basics—Gail Tully
  • Chatty Cathie—Gloria Lemay
  • An Ethnographic Account Of Lotus Birth—Rachel Westfall
  • Some Thoughts On Unassisted Childbirth—Ina May Gaskin
  • What The Unassisted Birth Movement Teaches Midwives—Gail Hart
  • The Case For Authentic Midwifery—John Stevenson
  • Windflower: Homeopathic Pulsatilla—Peggy Sawyer
  • Interviews With Maiden Midwives—Mary Kroeger

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