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2014-02-17 23:23:10

The average annual take home salary for a certified nurse midwife is $92,345, according to Nurse Midwife Salary Data published recently by http://nursing100.com/nurse-midwife/, an online nursing information and resource publication. The data also disclosed the lowest 10 per cent earn an average of $76,830 per year, while the top 10 percent earn an average of $108,293 per year. Columbus, Oh (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 What accounts for the disparity in salary, according to Editor Elizabeth...

2014-01-23 11:21:58

Safety of homebirth has focused on risk of death; moms-to-be poorly informed of other issues The risk of future long term disability to the child should "weigh heavily" in decisions about whether to give birth at home or in hospital, argue leading ethicists in the Journal of Medical Ethics. Women should, of course, be free to choose where they want to give birth, insist Oxford University ethicist Professor Julian Savulescu and obstetrician and gynaecologist Associate Professor Lachlan...

2013-05-14 23:29:21

Impelled by her niece´s traumatic experience at childbirth, seasoned midwife, nurse and author Irene Chain-Kalinowski reaches out to women through “My Body My Baby” Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Childbirth. This experience is one of life´s grandest miracles. However, when her niece lost control of her childbirth experience, coupled with the escalating medical interventions and Caesarian Section rates, not to mention the poor diet and lack of exercise...

AAP Issues Recommendations For At-Home Births
2013-04-29 18:27:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While still less than one percent, the number of mothers deciding to give birth at home is on the rise, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. In light of this trend, the organization has released a policy statement and series of recommendations on giving birth at home. "Babies deserve the best care they can get," the statement´s lead author Dr. Kristi Watterberg told HealthDay. "And we need to support women...

2013-02-06 23:03:28

Carolina Community Maternity Center, a midwife run company, has completed an expansion despite the fact that midwives can be arrested for practicing a few miles down the road. (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Just a few miles down the road from this birth center, midwifery is illegal. Amazingly, anyone can have a home birth in North Carolina they just can´t have a midwife to assist, that would be illegal. It´s no wonder that this facility right across the border in South Carolina is...

2013-01-16 23:00:20

Crittenton Hospital in Rochester, Michigan celebrates the first midwifery birth as the last birth of the year 2012! Rochester, Michigan (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 On the evening of December 31st, 2012, a beautiful baby girl was born into dimly lit, quiet, comfortable, and home-like environment with very minimal intervention and immediately placed skin-to-skin on her mother´s chest to be kept warm.She was left to bond there until her umbilical cord stopped pulsating, while being comforted...

2012-12-06 05:00:22

The Women's Excellence brand has added a midwifery practice to its services. Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs), Chris Borowski and Tracie Achrem, have been granted privileges to deliver at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester, MI. Rochester, Michigan (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 While other Michigan hospitals are growing larger and impersonal, Crittenton Hospital in Rochester, MI continues to offer superior personalized health care on a smaller scale. Crittenton's state-of-the-art Labor and Delivery...

2012-09-19 16:01:34

A new Cochrane Review concludes that all countries should consider establishing proper home birth services. They should also provide low-risk pregnant women with information enabling them to make an informed choice. The review has been prepared by senior researcher, statistician Ole Olsen, the Research Unit for General Practice, University of Copenhagen, and midwifery lecturer PhD Jette Aaroe Clausen. In many countries it is believed that the safest option for all women is to give birth in...

2012-04-20 10:21:35

Research: Cost-effectiveness of alternative planned places of birth in woman at low risk of complications: Evidence from the Birthplace in England national prospective cohort study Giving women who have previously given birth and who are at low risk of complications the opportunity to give birth at home or in a midwifery unit saves the NHS money, is safe for the baby and improves outcomes for the mother, a study published on bmj.com shows. The authors, from the University of Oxford,...

2012-02-10 14:54:18

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting , in Dallas, Texas, researchers will report findings that indicate that the risk of obstetric intervention is lower for women who deliver or intend to deliver outside of hospitals, but there are some higher risks for newborns intended for home births compared to hospital births. The study, Neonatal Outcomes Associated with Intended Place of Birth: Birth Centers and Home Birth...