Traditional Midwifery (E-book)


What is traditional midwifery? Why is it important? Find out when you purchase and download Traditional Midwifery, 24 chapters of wisdom from past issues of Midwifery Today magazine.

Edited by
Cheryl K. Smith

Copyright 2020 Midwifery Today, Inc.

Published by Midwifery Today, Inc.

Cover design by
Annette Wilson


This e-book can be downloaded in three formats.

  • PDF
  • EPUB – This can be used on most mobile devices except Amazon Kindle devices.
  • MOBI – This can be used on most mobile devices including Amazon Kindle devices.

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Traditional Midwifery

A Collection of Articles from Midwifery Today Magazine

  • Chater 1: Traditional Midwifery in Costa RicaChater 2: Inuit Birth Traditions
  • Chater 3: Desert Babies
  • Chater 4: The Midwife in Traditional Ukrainian Culture
  • Chater 5: Lessons from One of the Last Tica Midwives
  • Chater 6: Is There A Balance?
  • Chater 7: Traditional Customs and Modern Birthing in Somaliland
  • Chater 8: Placenta Rituals and Folklore from around the World
  • Chater 9: The Life and Work of a Rope Midwife in Darfur
  • Chater 10: Andean Traditional Midwifery in Peru
  • Chater 11: Who Benefits from Training Traditional Midwives?
  • Chater 12: Are Traditional Chinese Medicine Theories of Normal Delivery Supported by Evidence-based Medicine?
  • Chater 13: Some Traditional Practices from Around the World
  • Chater 14: Stories of Extraordinary Central American Midwives
  • Chater 15: Becoming Tradition
  • Chater 16: Searching for Ancient Secrets in Childbirth
  • Chater 17: Umbilical Cord Traditions in Puerto Rico
  • Chater 18: Lanyero Karamela: A Midwife of Uganda
  • Chater 19: Rings, Lines, Folds, and Other Old-time Tools to Assess Dilation
  • Chater 20: Global Midwifery and the Humanization of Birth
  • Chater 21: The Medicine of the Ukhu Pacha: Andean Sacred Teachings around Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum
  • Chater 22: Nigerian Birth Traditions and Rituals
  • Chater 23: Celebrating Newborns in Egypt
  • Chater 24: Traditional Postpartum Practices and Rituals in Iran
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