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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 12-17-2008
  • 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...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 02-08-2008
  • 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.
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 01-11-2008
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