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A different way: Midwifery guides renewal of traditional birth practices

Eileen Thomas — a grandmother of 24 and great-grandmother of 19 — is sometimes accused of talking too much. It’s hard to imagine that many years ago, when the Salteaux woman was just ...

Source: The StarPhoenix
Published: 17 May 2019

Evidence shows midwifery care increases health equity while reducing cost

Since the implementation of midwifery legislation in 2008 in Saskatchewan, there have been advocates pressing for expanded midwifery services within the province. It is easy, however, to dismiss ...

Source: Leader-Post
Published: 15 May 2019

Liberian Nursing and Midwifery Board understudy Ghana

A delegation from the Liberian Board for Nursing & Midwifery have come to understudy Nurses and Midwifery Council of Ghana as its education and practice seem to be earning a global recognition. The delegation is led by Mr Humphrey Gibbs Loweal, the ...

Published: 17 May 2019

Women's Excellence Opens New Midwifery Office in Clarkston, Michigan

Women's Excellence Midwifery team offers a personalized approach to prenatal care and beyond. CLARKSTON, Mich., May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Women's Excellence is pleased to announce the ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 15 May 2019

Mothers, midwives and families show support for soon-to-close birth center

The announcement of the closing of the PeaceHealth Medical Group Nurse Midwifery Birth Center in Springfield last week elicited a combination of shock and outrage from the Eugene-Springfield community — many who have given birth there — that support ...

Source: The Register-Guard
Published: 16 May 2019

HMC to recruit nearly 1,000 nursing, midwifery staff

Nearly 1,000 additional nursing and midwifery professionals will join Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) 11,000 nurses and midwives later this year. This comes as part of strategic developments within the nursing and midwifery workforce that have also ...

Source: Gulf Times
Published: 13 May 2019

'Huge talent pool' of male nurses missed in Wales

Just 10% of nurses in Wales are male, with "a huge talent pool" being missed, it has been claimed. Of 32,927 workers registered in nursing, midwifery and health visitor roles, fewer than 4,000 are men. Senior nurse Richard Desir is heading a campaign to ...

Source: BBC
Published: 18 May 2019

Odumase-Krobo Nursing and Midwifery College holds matriculation

The Nursing and Midwifery Training College at Odumase Krobo in the Eastern Region has held its 2nd matriculation ceremony to welcome 100 new students into the 2019/2020 academic year, who joined its Nurse Assistant Preventive program. In an address, the ...

Published: 14 May 2019

Ghana: Delegation of Liberian Nursing, Midwifery Board Visits Ghana

A four-member delegation from the Liberian Board for Nursing and Midwifery (LBNM) has visited Ghana to understudy the operations of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to strengthen its system.

Published: 17 May 2019

Commonly asked questions about Nurse-Midwives

A midwife takes a lot of that stress away and aids in preparation during all nine months. Here's what to expect from the midwifery program at StoneSprings Hospital in Dulles, Virginia. What does a midwife do? A midwife is a trained health professional who ...

Source: WUSA
Published: 16 May 2019

In My Opinion: Ruhi Sophia Motzkin Rubenstein on the vitality of the Nurse Midwifery Birth Center

When I gave birth two years ago, I received all my prenatal care from the midwives at the PeaceHealth Nurse Midwifery Birth Center. I used the postnatal lactation support and their Tuesday well-baby visits. During my actual labor, after a full day and ...

Source: The Register-Guard
Published: 17 May 2019

Joy Morgan: Police carry out more searches for missing midwifery student who has not been seen in months

Police have carried out more searches for missing midwifery student Joy Morgan who has not been seen since Boxing Day. The 20-year-old University of Hertfordshire student was last seen in Ilford, East London, last year and her body has not been found.

Source: Evening Standard
Published: 13 May 2019

Professor Kate Curtis takes out top honour at 2019 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards

Working in Wollongong Hospital's busy emergency department has its challenges, yet it's also very rewarding says clinical nurse consultant Kate Curtis. Professor Curtis has just been named the HESTA 2019 Australian Nurse of the Year for her tireless work ...

Source: Illawarra Mercury
Published: 13 May 2019

The place where every day is Mother's Day: Midwifery mum and daughter on mum's special day

Mother's Day is special for all mums, but it might just be extra special tomorrow for Jill Dale and Eleanor McQueen. The pair are a mum-and-daughter midwife duo and have helped many mums bring their babies into the world at North Shore Hospital in Auckland.

Source: The New Zealand Herald
Published: 10 May 2019

What’s in Your Stash? Eve Lentz, Seattle Hempfest Historian

Ina Mae Gaskin – who led the movement to legalize midwifery in the U.S. Her list of friends is a who’s who in the cannabis and hemp activism space, and includes helping with start-ups of and ...

Source: High Times
Published: 16 May 2019

Ghana: Liberian Nursing and Midwifery Board Learns From N&MC Ghana

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana welcomed a delegation from its sister body, the Liberian Nursing and Midwifery Board for a weeklong understudy programme here in Accra, in a bid to help ...

Published: 16 May 2019

Celebrate Women’s Health Month With The Holistic Care Of Midwifery

The month of May is filled with celebration and renewed life. Amid blooming spring flowers and budding trees, we celebrate Mother’s Day and we begin to prepare our families and ourselves for an active, fun-filled summer. Yet, as a woman, before you can ...

Source: Putnam Daily Voice
Published: 07 May 2019

Meet your merchant: Welcome to the world of Sweet Arrivals Midwifery

Cindy Foxfoot and Kathy Boyer, both licensed midwives, casually laughed and chatted in their Nevada City office Thursday morning, but each sporadically glanced down to check their phones and pagers, just in case a client might be going into labor.

Source: The Union
Published: 06 May 2019

Quality midwifery care saves lives

Every year since 1992, the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) leads the celebration of the International Day of the Midwife on May 5 to honour midwives and what they do for mothers, babies and families around the world. The celebration is an ...

Source: Graphic
Published: 08 May 2019

International Midwifery Day: Midwives, NLC demand payment of withheld salaries

The National Association of Nurses and Midwives has appealed for the payment of April and May 2018 salaries withheld by the Federal Government during the last Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) strike. Mr Musa Mamman, the Acting President of the ...

Source: PM NEWS Nigeria
Published: 07 May 2019

International Midwifery Day: FG urged to pay withheld salaries

WorldStage Newsonline– The National Association of Nurses and Midwives has appealed for the payment of April and May 2018 salaries withheld by the Federal Government of Nigeria during the last Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) strike. Mr Musa Mamman ...

Source: World Stage
Published: 07 May 2019

Midwifery becoming popular again in Telangana State

Hyderabad: On the occasion of the 'International Day of the Midwife', 30 trained midwives from state government's public health facilities graduated from a specially designed 18-month programme conducted by Fernandez Hospital, with the support of the ...

Source: The Hans India
Published: 06 May 2019

‘The One Who Holds the Heart’: a history of midwifery in Cyprus

For years the figures have told the same tale: Cyprus’ caesarean rates are far too high, the highest in Europe. The average caesarean rate in the EU is 27 per cent. In Cyprus, it is 58.5 per ...

Source: Cyprus Mail
Published: 05 May 2019

The More You Know

“While other countries may have more access to midwifery and more community-based work, we really haven’t listened to women historically in this country. And when you add on racism with being ...

Source: MadameNoire
Published: 15 May 2019

Moncton mother calls for expanded midwifery care in New Brunswick

A Moncton woman says the province needs to expand its midwifery care services. Chrissy Lorette gave birth to her 13-month-old son, Eliot, in Fredericton because that’s the only location in New ...

Source: Global News
Published: 03 May 2019

Another Option: Midwifery Clinic Opens in Central Texas

Waco women have a new option for receiving midwife services while still delivering in a setting with easy access to clinical care. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports Ascension Providence Hospital recently opened a midwifery clinic in its Waco Center for Women ...

Source: NBC DFW
Published: 20 Apr 2019

Another option: midwifery clinic opens in Central Texas

WACO — Waco women have a new option for receiving midwife services while still delivering in a setting with easy access to clinical care. Ascension Providence Hospital recently opened a midwifery clinic in its Waco Center for Women’s Health, located in ...

Source: Longview News-Journal
Published: 21 Apr 2019

Midwifery to be reactivated

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Health Dr. Yasmeen Rashid has announced reactivating the midwifery system throughout Punjab. DG Health Services Punjab Dr. Haroon Jahangir, Dr. Akhter Rasheed and a large number of attendants were present on this occasion.

Source: MSN
Published: 20 Apr 2019

Almost half of WA country hospital midwifery positions went unfilled

Almost half of all midwifery positions at WA country hospitals last year went unfilled, leaving pregnant women and newborns vulnerable, the National party says. WA Country Health Services figures show that very few of the advertised midwife vacancies in ...

Source: Perth Now
Published: 29 Apr 2019

Terra Nova Midwifery celebrates new clinic opening

A group of Richmond midwives are hosting an open house Sunday, inviting community members and health-care practitioners to learn more about the profession and mark the International Day of the Midwife while showing off their new clinic. Tea and cakes will ...

Source: Richmond News
Published: 30 Apr 2019