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03 February 2009
Midwifery Today Covers - A Slide Show
Here is a lovely slide show of some of the more recent covers of Midwifery Today magazine. Jan Read More...
31 January 2009
Midwifery in Uganda - Report from Marion Toepke McLean
Marion, who you read about in my previous blog post , has shared this little picture of Uganda with us and also a lovely birth story. Midwifery Today sent Marion with a Doppler which was the piece of equipment the midwives wanted most. -Jan I'm greeting you from Soroti, Uganda, here on the high savannah... Read More...
02 January 2009
Hope, Dream and Do - Are You Called to Midwifery?
A new year is the perfect time to take stock of your life. Are you headed in the direction you want for your life? We as birth practitioners and activists are called to help motherbaby have the best birth possible. There are many callings within that theme. You may have a dream to be a doula or a midwife... Read More...
17 December 2008
Three Cups of Tea
I recently read the book Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace…One School at a Time , by Greg Mortensen and David Oliver Relin. This is an unusual book for me to review in that it isn’t about midwifery or birth. It’s about a subject that I encourage people about as often as I can... Read More...
08 February 2008
Fighting Infection in Birth
Methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA) is another good reason to have your baby at home. It is rampant in hospitals. Our local newspaper reported recently that 90,000 Americans are sickened by this infection each year and almost 19,000 are killed by it. This is more people than are killed by AIDS... 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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