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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
  • Manila Midwifery Volunteering?

    Hi there, I am looking for any volunteer/internship opportunities in Manila for a new midwife. I am aware of Mercy in Action, but that is 3 hours away and I will be staying in Manila for my time in the Philippines. Any information would be deeply appreciated. Thank you! -Susana
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Liliwarka on 08-24-2012
  • question about cord clamping and giving pitocin

    hi! i work in a hospital as a midwife and there we must give pitocin after birth. I have noticed that if i administer Pitocin IM ( 10- 20 units) right after baby is born the mother bleeds a lot less (100 CC blood) then when i wait and give the Pitocin (IM or IV) after the placenta comes out (300-500...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by newbe on 05-06-2012
  • 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
  • Re: Midwife in Kampala, Uganda?

    I'm afraid it's too late now seeing as it's the middle of March, but I thought I would offer my services in the future should you need a midwife who is willing to travel to other countries where home birth is not an option otherwise. Feel free to message me privately or here. Also, my website...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by midwifejenny on 03-15-2012
  • Re: Midwife in Guatemala?!

    I just gave birth with a wonderful midwife in Guatemala City. She runs Centro De Parto Natural and really knows what she's doing. I had a 31 hour labor and still got the natural birth I always wanted thanks to prayer and our midwife Hannah! Check out my birth story at http://tinyurl.com/3cn38k9
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Chrisi on 06-04-2011
  • 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
  • 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
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