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Chocolates mean nothing

Grumpy Midwife has been extraordinarily busy for the last three months; hence her silence. But she would like to take a few moments to share a recent Damascene conversion experience. 713 more words


Breastfeeding support - what makes it good.

I’m reading  a lot of research that considers  the best ways to prepare and support women to breastfeed.

Truth is, we really don’t know for certain what’s the most effective way to do it. 496 more words


10 things I want to tell you about midwives.

Aaah…listicles. The favourite friend of the blogger.  I’ve got some thoughts to share about midwives. Thought you oughta know.

1. Midwives are trained to care for the “normal” in pregnancy and childbirth. 633 more words


Maternity Services

I would like clarification from the Deputy Leader on a few issues. They are really the same issue, but they have different ramifications. As Members may remember, I introduced legislation earlier in this term… 711 more words


"Trust your body, you are designed to give birth!"

Tuesday, Feb 24 2015 WRITTEN BY Best Daily

Milli Hill hears how directing a new BBC documentary completely changed one woman’s perception of childbirth

© Landmark Films… 1,145 more words

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How Safe is Michigan's Maternity Care?

February 23rd, 2015

How Safe is Michigan’s Maternity Care?

Overall Michigan ranks higher than most states, continues to improve

Nonprofit watchdog The Leapfrog Group today released its Maternity Care Report, an in-depth examination of hospital quality and safety for early elective deliveries, episiotomies and high-risk deliveries, with data analysis by Castlight Health.  321 more words


Health Care Coverage for Pregnancy and Birth

Having a baby can be expensive, and different kinds of maternity care have different costs. In the United States, a licensed midwife may charge as little as $3000 for prenatal care and attendance at an uncomplicated home birth. 623 more words