Lamaze International and Science & Sensibility join with other partners around the world to celebrate International Day of the Midwife. This global celebration is observed every year on May 5th and was officially recognized by the International Confederation of Midwives in 1992.
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'