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My first water birth experience

It’s absolutely unreal to me that I gave birth to my sweet Kaidenbugg nearly two years ago! I will always remember his beautiful and blessed birth. 1,370 more words

Louise Bourgeois’s Observations: the earliest printed work by a midwife

This month our blog features a guest post from Valerie Worth-Stylianou. Valerie is a Senior Tutor at Trinity College and the Mellon-TORCH Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the University of Oxford. 1,052 more words

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Calling Attention To All Nurses: Revalidation Help Guide

All Nurses have recently been made aware of the NMC revalidation that is taking place next year.

The new guidance comes into effect from April 2016.

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Cradled By The Caretaker

The door is always open. I cannot actually recall a time where I’ve seen it shut. Spending my days with Fatou and her family, I’ve learned she has 13 kids of her own, and then everyone else. 313 more words

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Perspectives of Health Care Providers on the Provision of Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Pregnancy in Health Facilities in Malawi

Nearly 20 years after the adoption by the government of Malawi of the provision of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp) for malaria, only 55% of pregnant women received at least two doses of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) in 2010. 42 more words


A Birth Doula for Every Mother

A majority of women—and our society as a whole—have relinquished pregnancy, childbirth and their postpartum time to the dictates of profit-driven institutions. However, many women are rediscovering that there is more to pregnancy than what we usually hear in literature and in doctors’ offices. 663 more words


The Gift of Light, and Life

Imagine you are sitting comfortably in your home, watching TV, listening to the microwave warm up your leftovers that have been sitting in the refrigerator for you all day. 932 more words

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