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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
  • ***28 Day International Midwifery Training **Peru, Nov. 1st 2012** (includes clinical experience)***

    28 Day Training for Midwives and Doulas of all experience levels. November 1st-November 29th, 2012 Featuring classes from Master Midwife and Herbalist Leonie Lange. Elder South African Midwife, Robyn Sheldon Peruvian Health Minister, and verticle birth advocate, Dr. Victor Del Caprio Ayurvedic practioner...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by BrittanyJade on 10-07-2012
  • 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: Membrane Sweep

    Could we please go back to describing this procedure in language more accurately, it's a stripping of the membranes. This whole, positive-thinking, "sweeping" nonsense is a euphemism that dumbs us down to the damage of this aggressive behaviour. If you took a healthy young man and reefed...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-13-2009
  • Dear Pres. Obama---want to save millions in obstetrics?

    February 11, 2009 Ways to save millions of tax dollars in obstetrics Seeing that there is a world wide quest for governments to save money right now, I am putting my mind to ways that I would cut waste if I were in charge of the medical budget. I invite you to add to this list. Just as the Wall Street...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-11-2009
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