January 2008 - Posts

24 January 2008
Who's a midwife?
Joy has many professions but these are her words: "Just for the sake of 'truth in advertising', I'm not a midwife. I've caught a couple of babies when the midwife didn't make it, but I'm 'just' an RN/Midwife's Assistant/Doula/Childbirth Educator/Nutrition and... Read More...
24 January 2008
Joy Asks for a New Tom Brewer
My friend midwife Joy, is looking for a researcher to replace Tom Brewer whose dietary writings have helped we midwives keep birth normal by encouraging pregnant mothers to eat well. With his wife he wrote, "What Every Pregnant Woman Should Know." This is a letter from Joy to the birth community... Read More...
24 January 2008
Self Prenatal Care
Prenatal care is what you do between your visits to your midwife or doctor. What that means is that the self care you give yourself is the most important you can do. You have in your power as a pregnant woman to avoid most complications. Tom Brewer taught us that pregnant women who eat 80-100 grams of... Read More...
21 January 2008
Prenatal Care by Mom
Prenatal care is what you do between your visits to your midwife or doctor. What that means is that the self care you give yourself is the most important you can do. You have in your power as a pregnant woman to avoid most complications. Tom Brewer taught us that pregnant women who eat 80-100 grams of... Read More...
20 January 2008
The Big Push
This important press release came from Susan Hodges. This is great news. Grassroots Network Message “Big Push for Midwives” Campaign to Launch on Thursday! Dear Friends, Some of you may have already heard of this effort being developed during the last few months. Midwifery advocates/activists especially... Read More...
18 January 2008
Change with Birth Without Boundaries
Change with Birth Without Boundaries I am pleased the organization BWB is starting a newsletter to keep us all connected and encouraged about our work of changing the birth world. This is a great opportunity to share our ideas for changing the world to make it better for motherbaby. I first met Salem... Read More...
11 January 2008
Jan is blogging at Midwifery Today
Hi, I am trying really hard to understand all of this technology so I can blog with all of my birth friends. This is, of course, all to the point of trying to change birth ways for the better for mothers and babies and to make us better practitioners. Read More...
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