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Alabama: please learn from Utah's mistakes

I read a great article written by Dr. Michael Flanagan, addressing Alabama’s proposed legalizing of direct entry midwifery. He makes several concise arguments about why lay midwives are not adequate birth attendants in emergency situations. 686 more words

Direct Entry Midwives

The impact and cost of scaling up midwifery and obstetrics in 58 low-and-middle-income countries.

Citation: Bartlett L, Weissman E, Gubin R, Patton-Molitors R, Friberg IK (2014) The Impact and Cost of Scaling up Midwifery and Obstetrics in 58 Low- and Middle-Income Countries. 297 more words


BBC's 'Call the Midwife' takes interest in Perceptions of Pregnancy post

We are delighted to share the news that Megan Webber’s blog post on midwives behaving badly in the nineteenth century was noticed by the people over at the BBC television programme, … 70 more words


Sermon – Exodus 1.8-2.10, P16, YA, August 24, 2014

We know exactly where our story is going today in Exodus when the introduction says, “Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.”  This introduction is ominous because to not know Joseph is to not know how Joseph saved Egypt from famine, making Egypt a world leader in a time of crisis.  1,465 more words

Wisewoman Childbirth Traditions has been offering professional midwife care to San Francisco since 1986.

Today, more and more women are turning to midwives when considering how and where to give birth. Opting to employ a midwife for the child birth process has numerous benefits, many of which are backed by scientific findings. 209 more words


Message from the Midwives

Today, I was reading the Old Testament lesson from the lectionary, a familiar tale to many of baby Moses, hidden in his basket among the bullrushes. 595 more words

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