Midwife Sister MorningStar shares her love and admiration of placentas in this beautifully written article. Read more…. Honoring Placenta Wisdom
Midwifery Today mother Jan Tritten shares her thoughts on the third stage and how it isn’t such a good idea for this part of birth to be routinely managed. Read more…. Routine Active Management of the Third Stage
I am hiring a birth professional for the care I want. I hope I give birth at home, but I understand that there is a continuum of where I might give birth, home or hospital. What matters to me is that I will have my midwife with me. I think of it more as hiring a person I trust than planning a birth in my home Read more…. Thoughts on Homebirth Transfer
Midwife Vicki Penwell describes her experience of providing aide with Mercy In Action in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. Read more…. Mercy In Action Midwives Form Disaster Response to Deadly Super Typhoon
Robin Lim (left) supports a laboring mother at the Bumi Sehat clinic
A very emotional and powerful story about the recent Typhoon that ravaged the Philippines and how Robin Lim and her team helped mothers and families in the aftermath. Read more…. Motherbaby Placenta: State of Emergency
Midwife Aubre Tompkins shares her experience of being a CNM who works at a free-standing birth center.
Read more…. A Midwife between Worlds
Author Jodi Selander is currently working with UNLV on placenta research. This article discusses their work.
Read more…. Research on Placenta Encapsulation
Natural childbirth advocate and obstetrician Michel Odent speaks of placentophagy as a ubiquitous behavior amongst mammals and primates even though it has never been an instinctively human behavior.
Read more…. Placentophagy
Placenta expert Jodi Selander shares how the placenta encapsulation movement got its start in the US.
Read more…. The Placenta Encapsulation Movement