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  • Looking for Midwife to come to Udaipur, India

    My wife and I are looking for a midwife to come to our home in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India to assist us with a home birth. India is a place now where they have factory births in hospitals (if the baby is not delivered after four hours they do a cesarean). The Daimas/Doulas here have no medical knowledge...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by middendorf on 04-11-2009
  • Foreskins for Keeps

    Please feel free to share this press release with others. Gloria Human Rights Group Denounces Latest Circumcision Promotion as a Dangerous Distraction in the HIV Battle In response to the launch of a new website, , by Family Health International, WHO, UNAIDS, and AIDS Vaccine...
  • Re: Membrane Sweep 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: Australia

    [quote user="Jenni"] Joy, Do you know if direct-entry/non-nurse midwives trained in the US can become registered midwives in Australia? Does one need a Bachelor's degree in Midwifery? [/quote] HI Jenni I'm not sure of the detail, but there are overseas educated direct entry midwives...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Joy Johnston 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
  • Re: Australia

    Yay, Joy! Great to have you here. Thanks for the links for keeping up with the political shenanigans in Australia. Gloria
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-21-2009
  • 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
  • Another article and short tv video

    Friday, February 13, 2009 Gabi Swank's mother, Shannon, thought her daughter should get the Gardasil shot because cervical cancer runs in their family. But with each round of the drug, Gabi kept getting sicker. The once healthy, spunky cheerleader is now home bound, on a dozen different medicines...
    Posted to Well-Woman Care (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-18-2009
  • Gardasil--warnings to mothers of teens The Gardasil advertising campaign keeps going despite horrifying news coverage like this. I would think that TV stations would be pulling those ads and not supporting the dispensation of this toxic vaccine.
    Posted to Well-Woman Care (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-18-2009
  • 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
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