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  • midwife and doula in Queens NY

    I'm looking for a midwife and doula in queens NY, I've seen T. A., (but she's in brooklyn) she seemed really amazing, she was patient, confident, calming and open. She even recommended i see a few more people before i make my decision. It's my first time doing all this. If anyone has...
    Posted to Pregnancy and Prenatal Care (Forum) by Antonia on 02-17-2010
  • retractions and grunting

    I am interested in midwives experiences with this in a newborn, what caused it, how you recognized it and how it was resolved... Thanks!
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by lesleymidwife on 07-13-2009
  • Re: Membrane Sweep

    http://womens-health.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/710/1?q=etoc_jwwomenbe No Need to Sweep Whether or not women underwent membrane sweeping, overall rates of induction, postmaturity, and prelabor membrane rupture were similar. Membrane sweeping to move the membranes off the lower pole of the uterus...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-25-2009
  • Re: I need Information

    Hi JLangley I would like to encourage you to plan a physiologically normal birth, and only accept surgery if there is a valid reason at the time. The main issue to check prior to making that decision is that the baby's placenta is clear of the scars in your womb's lower segment. It sounds to...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by Joy Johnston on 02-23-2009
  • Birthlove

    Some of you may remember the Birthlove website. It was a huge resource in the early 2000s. There was a lot of collaboration between Birthlove and Midwifery Today. The site went down and has now been put back up. There are no forums or interactions but the information is a treasure. Go to: http://birthlove...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-19-2009
  • Re: carpal tunnel

    I've been waiting for someone to ask. It's a picture I took of two carrots that are "spooning". I thought it was so beautiful. Bought them at an organic farmer's market and came home and photographed the way they were wrapped around each other like a mom/baby. I didn't have...
    Posted to Pregnancy and Prenatal Care (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-18-2009
  • Re: carpal tunnel

    Hi April: Two things: 1. a good Shiatsu practitioner (physical release) 2. tell her to forgive her mother (emotional roots of pain in the hands)
    Posted to Pregnancy and Prenatal Care (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-17-2009
  • 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...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 01-31-2009
  • Birth and Bio-Physical Profile

    My friend, who is a homebirth and birth center midwife, just had a round of Bio-Physical Profile problems. That is, some of her clients decided to step on the medical intervention train and have one, "just to see if their baby was all right." What that invariably does is start them on the,...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 01-20-2009
  • 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...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 01-02-2009
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