50s recalled by the midwives

Midwives

THE BBC One hit Call the Midwife has been a trip down memory lane for Freda Bishop and Rosemary Radcliffe. Freda, 84, and 85-year-old Rosemary were both midwives in the 1950s – the period in which the Sunday night TV … Read More…

Midwife Shortage Not over Soon

Midwifery

BY PAUL TURENNE, WINNIPEG SUN The Manitoba government says it won’t consider sending students out of province to take midwifery courses, even though Manitoba’s own midwife training program won’t admit more than a small handful of students — if any … Read More…

Mom Talk: Are Midwives Necessary?

Moms Talk on Mom at Last

Will the University of Washington continue to train them? Are midwives necessary? This seems to be the question the University of Washington’s Nursing School is asking itself. The 19-year-old Nurse-Midwifery Program, at the nation’s number one school for nursing is … Read More…

Midwives will soon be able to accept Medicaid

Midwife Medicaid

Midwives will soon be able to accept Medicaid KTVB.COM Written by by Ty Brennan Posted on January 27, 2012 at 5:20 PM Updated today at 9:27 AM BOISE — Medicaid and midwives — that combination could save the program a … Read More…

Midwifery goes Mainstream

Midwifery Goes Mainstream

More pregnant women opting for births attended by midwives By Johanna Weidner, Record staff of TheRecord.com Thu Jan 12 2012 WATERLOO REGION — Lisa Coles-Nielsen didn’t doubt who would deliver her baby. The Kitchener mother had such a good experience … Read More…

Rally supports midwifery care

Midwife Rally

Rally Supports midwifery care There were moms with babies snuggled against their chests, fathers wearing signs and children enthusiastically waving placards — all in support of increased midwifery care in Salmon Arm. A group gathered in front of Shuswap Park … Read More…

Union Expresses Cornish Midwifery Fears

Midwifery Fears

  The Royal Cornwall Hospital has denied that the role of midwives is being downgraded in its maternity unit. Six registered nurses have been appointed to fill posts traditionally occupied out by midwives. The hospital said they would have only … Read More…

Midwifery led care just as safe

  When it comes to having babies, midwifery-led care is just as safe as consultant-led care and actually uses less medical interventions, such as the administration of drugs to speed up labour, a major new study has found. The study … Read More…

Birthing Center Offers Hospital Based Midwifery Services

Midwife Practice

A new hospital-based center in Knoxville offers expecting mothers more options for delivering their babies. St. Mary's Birth and Midwifery Center opened in September in the Women's Pavilion at Physicians Regional Medical Center under the direction of Dr. Leonard Brabson. … Read More…

Treat Childbirth as a Natural Experience

  Abu Dhabi: To ensure better health and comfort for new mothers and their babies, pregnant women across the country have been urged to treat childbirth as a regular experience. At a conference in the capital yesterday, maternity health experts … Read More…