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  • Midwife in South Dakota

    Hey there! I just found out I am expecting my second child, let me tell you a little about my hospital experience with my daughter; we arrived at the hospital around 3 am, the dr's let me labor for 2 hours, during which I was allowed to go into the bathtub for short periods of time but, then my doctor...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by vandervorst on 04-01-2014
  • Giving birth in India

    My husband and I moved to Kerala, India just over one year ago. We are now expecting our first child in July. We are both from the US, but will not be going back for the birth. Both my husband’s mother and my own have had multiple home births with no complications. I have always wanted a home birth...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by DaniellePalmer on 03-06-2014
  • Looking for info on birthing in the Caribbean...

    Hello! My name is Priscilla and I am a practicing Doula in Northern Canada. My Husband and I are planning on being in the Caribbean for an extended period of time in 2013 on our sailboat. We are currently 10.5 weeks pregnant and are hoping to birth baby #1 somewhere in the Caribbean in June 2013. We...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by WeDoulathat on 12-04-2012
  • Midwives willing to travel

    Hello All, I have seen a few different threads where there are families looking for traveling midwives or vice versa and I wanted to hopefully put a thread together that would allow midwives to post their interest and willingness to travel for births so that families looking could find us easier. It...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by midwifejenny on 03-15-2012
  • Birth in Nepal: Maternity Care

    Dear All, You might be interested to know the childbirth practices in different parts of the world. So, I'm sharing here with you childbirth practices and custom surrounding births and menstruation especially in the western part of Nepal. Here is link "Birth in Nepal" http://english.aljazeera...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Laxmi on 08-05-2011
  • Birth in Nepal and Chaupadi: A Sexist Custom

    Dear All, You might be interested to know the childbirth practices in different parts of the world. So, I'm sharing here with you childbirth practices and custom surrounding births and menstruation especially in the western part of Nepal. Here is link "Birth in Nepal" http://english.aljazeera...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Laxmi on 08-05-2011
  • Home birth in Italy. Sardinia to be exact.

    There is a good possibility we will be moving to Sardinia Island, Italy very soon. I'm currently 14 weeks pregnant with my 7th child. (5 homebirths) Does anyone have any information on Homebirth Midwives in this area? Preferably English speaking? We will be on the north west side of the Island. Thank...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Bpure8 on 04-04-2011
  • Preparing Siblings to Attend Birth

    Any and all suggestions are welcome. I am looking into putting together some info for clients and want it from a midwifery perspective. Thank you in advance!!!
  • 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
  • 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...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 02-08-2008
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