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Have you dealt with a malpresentation? Can you tell us about it?
Read more…. Wisdom of the Midwives: Malpresentation
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Midwifery & Childbirth News
Issue 128, Labor Complications
Read more…. Midwifery & Childbirth News: Issue 128
Media Review Issue 128. Giving Birth in America, Why Induction Matters, Inducing Labor: Making Informed Decisions, 2nd ed, The National Heirloom Expo. Read more…. Media Reviews: Issue 128
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Burnout is a well-known pitfall among midwives. Murray discusses the midwife shortage and ways to avoid burnout among those who choose this profession.
Read more…. When Vacations Are Not Enough
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Women who are giving birth need to be aware of all the effects that induction may have on them and their babies. This article addresses the question: Can I have a natural placental birth after induction?
Read more…. Can I Have a Natural Placental Birth after Induction?
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This article focuses on compassionately dealing with women who are seen in the emergency department for a pregnancy loss.
Read more…. What Do We Do with the Specimen? A Reflection of Miscarriages in the Emergency Department
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In Nigeria we have many different ethnic groups and tribes, and each has their birth traditions and rituals.
Read more…. Nigerian Birth Traditions and Rituals
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Many cultures around the world observe specific postpartum rituals and practices. Midwives’ understanding of traditional postpartum practices can inform the provision of culturally competent perinatal services.
Read more…. Traditional Postpartum Practices and Rituals in Iran
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One of the most popular and cherished Egyptian celebrations is the celebration for welcoming babies into the world, the Sebou’. It is a tradition that dates back to ancient Egypt.
Read more…. Celebrating Newborns in Egypt
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This frequent contributor shares the variety of breech births that she has been a part of.
Read more…. Babies Put Their Foot Down
A philosophical piece on the innate ability to give birth.
Read more…. Preparing for the Unknown