Midwifery Today Issue 67

Issue 67

Autumn 2003

Midwifery Today Issue 67Theme: Fear in Midwifery and Birth

Articles in this issue of Midwifery Today include:

  • Fear, Society and Birth
  • Connecting to Birth
  • Fear of Death During Labor
  • The Role of Fear in the U.S. Birthing Process
  • Cruelty in the Maternity Wards Revisited
  • Cytotec Induction and Off-Label Use
  • Lotus Birth: A Ritual for our Times
  • Preventing Complications with Nutrition

Cover photo by John Thornburg

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  • From the Editor—Misplaced Fear
  • Poetry
  • Networking
  • Tricks of the Trade
  • Marion’s Message
  • Question of the Quarter
  • Evidence-Based Midwifery
  • Media Reviews—including What’s Right for Me? Making Decisions in Pregnancy and Birth
  • News
  • Classified Advertising
  • Calendar
  • Photo Album


  • Courage—Gloria Lemay
  • Tokophobia—Gloria Lemay
  • Fear, Society And Birth—Jenny Hall
  • Sharing The Stories—Shellie Moore
  • Fearful Fantasies—Michele Klein
  • Connecting To Birth—Judy Slome Cohain
  • Fear of Death During Labour—Michel Odent
  • Though I Walk Through The Valley…—Dana Jespersen
  • The Role Of Fear In The U.S. Birthing ProcessColleen Bak
  • The Department—Valerie Vickerman Runes
  • Cruelty In The Maternity Wards Revisited—Henci Goer
  • Cytotec Induction And Off-Label UseMarsden Wagner
  • A Question Of Words—Heather Mains
  • Lotus Birth: A Ritual For Our Times—Sarah J. Buckley
  • The Birth of Empower! Newsletter—Cathy Hartt
  • Preventing Complications with NutritionAmy V. Haas
  • Lessons Learned From A Great Chef—Karen Schelling
  • India Ink: Homeopathic Sepia—Peggy Sawyer
  • Interviews With Maiden Midwives—Mary Kroeger

International Midwife

  • Country Contacts
  • Cards and Letters
  • Meet Kiyoko Inoue, Japanese Midwife—Sara Ohgushi
  • Working Relations: Midwives And Obstetricians In The Netherlands—Vanessa Stubbs
  • A Time To Be Born—Michele Klein
  • Norway: The Breastfeeding Top Of The World—Tine Greve
  • A Home Away From Home Birth—Marlene Waechter
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