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An apprentice midwife and doula discusses postpartum depression and how it can be avoided.
Read more…. Reducing the Risk of Postpartum Depression
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The author tells the story of a homebirth that succeeded with the support of her midwife and husband.
Read more…. An Extraordinary Ordinary Birth
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A naturopath discusses the threat of heavy metal toxicity and detoxifying prior to pregnancy.
Read more…. Heavy Metal Toxicity and the Unborn Child
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Nancy continues her HIV series with a discussion of treatment for moms living with HIV and their babies.
Read more…. HIV in Postpartum and Baby Care
The author explains how conclusions from a study of early versus late epidurals are flawed and what the study really shows. Read more…. Just Say No to Drugs
As Marina Alzugaray explains in Reclaiming a Cuban Heritage, the Bahamian midwives really know how to make others feel welcome to their country. They were so open and ready for us to be there with them at the Midwifery Today Bahamas conference in September; they made us feel a part of them. Read more…. Bahamas / Success on Many Levels
Dona Enriqueta Contreras, Parteria Tradicional Mejicana. From OB STARE magazine. Read more…. Partería Tradicional Mejicana: Doña Enriqueta Contreras
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Sharon describes being “downsized” out of a hospital-based midwifery practice and how she responded.
Read more…. A Decade of Nurse-Midwifery Practice, and Done
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I have become increasingly frustrated and angry that posterior position and its ensuing complications in labor and delivery account for an inordinate number of caesareans.
Read more…. Posterior Labor: A Pain in the Back
After a test of faith, a midwife births her own baby without a hitch.
Read more…. Giving Birth: A Midwife’s Faith in Birth Is Reborn
Marion describes three different births in which the baby began in posterior presentation. This article includes tricks for turning a posterior baby.
Read more…. Marion’s Message: Three Births in Posterior Position
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An interesting interview with a revered Pacific Northwest midwife.
Read more…. An Interview with Mabel Dzata