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2014-08-20 23:11:17

Beautiful Births is a feature length documentary that invites you to explore another side of pregnancy and childbirth not often shown in mainstream media. Filmed and directed by founder Jacqui Blue, the film's primary goal is to inform and educate women about natural childbirth using the Midwifery Model of Care and to act as a resource guide which allows women to be aware of their other options. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Filmmaker Jacqui Blue is putting the finishing...

2014-01-29 12:27:06

Although Isis Parenting has closed, Atlanta-based ISIS Women's Health Care announces their all-encompassing model of care that provides access to experienced natural birth practitioners, educators and trainers throughout the course of pregnancy, delivery and the post-partum period. ATLANTA, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ISIS Women's Health Care, not affiliated with the now closed Isis Parenting, is the only practice in Atlanta that offers a true continuity of care for expecting...

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...

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...

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2009-04-15 13:55:47

A large-scale study has shown that low-risk women giving birth at home is just as safe as doing so in a hospital with a midwife, BBC News reported. Researchers found no difference in death rates of either mothers or babies in 530,000 births from the Netherlands, which has a high rate of home births. Many doctors and experts have debated the safety of home births for years and while many UK obstetricians praised the study, they warned that the results might not apply universally. Since...

2009-02-17 14:42:00

Towards Perinatal Ecology Based on Science MONTERREY, Mexico, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Join the movement toward more humanized birth practices with this exciting Birth Education Conference. The presentations will benefit those interested in learning the consequences of violative birth practices and advanced methods that will better meet the biological and psychological needs of mother and child. This important conference is for ObGyns, Perinatologists, Pediatricians, Doulas,...

2008-07-09 18:00:35

By PALMER, Rebecca A CASE in which a boy was injured during a delayed birth has highlighted the differences of opinion between obstetricians and midwives. In a report made public today, Health and Disability Commissioner Ron Paterson finds the baby's injuries may have been avoided if his mother had been moved from a private rural maternity hospital to a public hospital earlier. But he ruled the midwife did not breach the code of patients' rights, noting a difference in professional...

2004-11-29 09:00:19

Cold Can Kill information packs are only available by writing to the Help the Aged's depot in Clacton - not by telephoning its Cardiff headquarters. The address is Help the Aged, Unit 4, Crusader Business Park, Stephenson Road, Clacton, CO15 4TN. BABIES born at the Caerphilly Birthing Centre will be returning to the midwife led unit today to celebrate its first birthday. More than 400 babies have been born at the Birth Centre in the last year and it has earned a reputation for the...


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