Latest Midwifery Stories

2014-01-09 08:29:10

Partnership reveals improved maternal health outcomes in Uganda and Zambia pilot districts WASHINGTON, Jan.

2014-01-07 23:02:42

Women’s Excellence has expanded its practice into the Birmingham, Michigan and is currently adding new staff to help serve their patients at the new location.

2014-01-07 23:02:34

The class will include the different kinds of care providers for pregnant women, the services they provide, common questions surrounding out of hospital birth, and safety concerns and studies.

2014-01-03 15:30:10

Expectant women with prenatally diagnosed fear of childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression.

2013-12-30 23:23:07

Authors Christine Morton and Elayne Clift, in their forthcoming book, Birth Ambassadors, describe the role of doulas in American birth settings.

2013-12-30 23:23:04

The first few weeks of new motherhood can be a stressful and lonely time, and friends and family often do not know how they can help.

2013-12-30 23:23:03

Many women and health care providers believe that it is dangerous to have a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).

2013-12-28 23:01:16

Natural family planning tracks a woman's natural menstrual cycle, elliciting a monthly pattern, which can help to achieve or prevent a pregnancy.

2013-12-26 23:00:06

Birthologie designed by Amy Jones is the latest program that helps people get a healthy baby during pregnancy.

2013-12-16 23:03:20

The class from Edenway Birth Center will include lowering risks through nutritional support for mother and baby, miscarriage, help for morning sickness, dos and don'ts in early pregnancy.

Latest Midwifery Reference Libraries

2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.