By Nasima Pfaffl, President, Citizens for Midwifery
© Richard Kimbrough Childbirth education students are typically attending classes in the last trimester of their pregnancy. Most likely, they have established care with a health care provider months ago. Families may receive care from obstetrician
May 5th has been recognized as the International Day of the Midwife since 1992. The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) supports, represents and works to strengthen professional associations of midwives throughout the world. The purpose of this day is to celebrate midwifery and to bring
On Tuesday, readers learned about the history and objectives of the Home Birth Consensus Summit, a collective of stakeholders, whose goal is to improve maternal infant health outcomes and increase collaboration between all those involved in serving women who are planning home births.
Today's research examines the factors that influenced women who chose home birth for the subsequent child, after their previous child was born in a hospital. Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator Jessica English, along with midwifery colleagues just published "Home Birth After Hospital Birth: Women'
By Barbara Katz Rothman, PhD
Today, I am delighted to share with you an essay on risk written by sociologist and author Barbara Katz Rothman, PhD. There has been much discussion and debate on two papers just published in the Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, using the MANA Stats V2.0 data