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Midwifery Shown to Especially Benefit Low-Income Women

A new Canadian study shows that midwives are a safe and effective option for prenatal care, especially for women of low socioeconomic status. Midwives, general practitioners (GPs) and ...

Source: Psych Central
Published: 04 Oct 2018

Neanderthals Suffered a Lot of Traumatic Injuries. So How Did They Live So Long?

In a recent paper in Quaternary Science Reviews, Spikins concludes that Neanderthals’ medical skills were remarkably similar to our own ancestors’ methods, and included wound dressing, fever management, midwifery, and a budding pharmacopeia of herbal ...

Source: The Atlantic
Published: 15 Oct 2018

What Indian Hospitals should learn from the Midwifery Led Care in the UK

In the UK, when a woman first discovers that she is pregnant, she is referred to a midwife, not a doctor. There’s a saying in the UK - ‘Every pregnant woman needs a midwife, only some need a ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 04 Oct 2018

Midwifery enjoying rebirth

Not many people can claim midwifery as their occupation. In Owensboro, for example, only three medical professionals are certified midwives. Brende Lott is among them. For more than six years, she's been a practicing midwife. After earning a bachelor's ...

Source: Messenger-Inquirer
Published: 04 Oct 2018

Midwifery Week sheds light on Minot midwives

MINOT N.D. - All this week, midwives have brought awareness to their profession as part of midwifery week. "I had Erica and Kerena for Demy, they're extended family to us now," said patient Virginia Braaten. And, in just a few years, one child turned into ...

Source: KFYR-TV
Published: 04 Oct 2018

Young Innovators: U of S researchers study benefits of midwifery

Midwifery care may be key to better childbirth outcomes for low-income women with low- to moderate-risk pregnancies, says a study by researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and ...

Source: The StarPhoenix
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Plug for study of midwifery for low income women is fuzzy on benefits, costs

This news release touted an observational study that found low-income women in British Columbia who used midwives for prenatal care experienced fewer complications than those who used general practitioners or obstetricians. The study was published in the ...

Published: 09 Oct 2018

Midwifery linked to lower odds of birth complications for low-income women

New research from the University of British Columbia and the University of Saskatchewan is adding new evidence in support of midwives as a safe option for prenatal care, especially for women who have low socioeconomic status. The study, published today in ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Signpost: Poverty forum, Auchmar AGM and midwifery bursary

The Council of Canadians Hamilton chapter along with other organizations are holding a "Poverty and Inequality in Hamilton" forum Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Hamilton City Hall to mark the United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty. All are welcome to ...

Source: The Hamilton Spectator
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Frontier Nursing University President Dr. Susan Stone Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Dr. Stone is a leader in the development of strategies to increase the quality and capacity of the midwifery and advanced practice nursing workforce with the specific goal of improving health care ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 16 Oct 2018

St. Joseph’s celebrates National Midwifery Week

Submitted photo From left are Sarah Hicks, CNM; Kathryn Robinson, CNM; and Amanda Ketterman, CNM. BUCKHANNON — The Center for Women’s Health at St. Joseph’s Hospital will be recognizing its midwives during National Midwifery Week Oct. 1-7. It is a ...

Source: The Inter-Mountain
Published: 05 Oct 2018

Avera Medical Minute: Celebrating midwifery week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - This week is National Midwifery Week, to celebrate midwives and their care for pregnant women. "I actually was a nurse here at Avera and just decided to go back to school because I wanted to get women more options," Lisa ...

Source: KSFYabc
Published: 05 Oct 2018

Study reveals benefits of midwifery care for low-income women

New research from the University of British Columbia and the University of Saskatchewan is adding new evidence in support of midwives as a safe option for prenatal care, especially for women who have low socioeconomic status. The study, published today in ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Scotland to increase nursing and midwifery bursaries to £10,000

Scotlands First Minister has announced plans to increase the bursary for healthcare students. Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's First Minister, has announced the country will be increasing the bursary for students entering undergraduate nursing and midwifery ...

Source: NursingNotes
Published: 10 Oct 2018

MOE disqualifies 100 students from nursing & midwifery courses

The Ministry of Education has disqualified 100 students from nursing and midwifery courses over forgery of documents and failure to raise minimum entry requirements. Speaking to KFM, the commissioner Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training ...

Published: 05 Oct 2018

Mayo in Mankato launches midwifery care

MANKATO — Women have sought out midwives for support through pregnancy and the childbirth process since ancient times. Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato recently launched its own midwifery program within its OB-GYN department to offer a local in ...

Source: The Free Press
Published: 17 Aug 2018

Wasatch Midwifery Becomes Utah's First Nationally Accredited Birth Center

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wasatch Midwifery and Wellness is now the very first birth center with national accreditation in Utah. It is the only accredited birth center for over 200 miles. Patients can visit the birth center, use their ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Ghana: 'We Did Not Give Any Admission Quota for Nursing and Midwifery Training Colleges'

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana has denied issuing directives on the 2018/2019 admission quota for the nursing and midwifery training colleges. It has therefore urged the general public to disregard any letter that purport to have originated ...

Published: 15 Aug 2018

Northern Idaho woman denies theft from midwifery clinic

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho woman is denying that she embezzled money from a Sandpoint midwifery clinic. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 42-year-old Samantha Sue Wasylko of Sagle pleaded not guilty Monday in 1st District Court to felony ...

Source: The Beaumont Enterprise
Published: 07 Sep 2018

Frontier Nursing University president elected to National Academy of Medicine

Stone is a leader in the development of strategies to increase the quality and capacity of the midwifery and advanced practice nursing workforce with the specific goal of improving health care for families. Her primary position for the last two decades is ...

Source: Lane Report
Published: 16 Oct 2018

'Mumsnet is fuelling childbirth phobias', midwifery academic claims

An academic has claimed mothers who post scary accounts of their childbirth experiences online are contributing to phobias of labour. The Times reported her as saying: “All you have to do is Google 'my experience of childbirth', and you are met with a ...

Source: London Evening Standard
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Quality midwifery care for mothers and newborns

5 May is International Day of the Midwife 2018. This year the focus is on quality of care. All women and newborns have a right to a quality of care that enables a positive childbirth experience that includes respect and dignity, a companion of choice ...

Source: World Health Organization
Published: 24 Apr 2018

Midwifery Involvement in Education

At Boston Medical Center one of the goals of the midwifery service is to provide didactic and clinical training to up and coming maternity care providers. We take pride in teaching obstetric skills to our obstetrics & gynecology, family medicine, and ...

Published: 02 Nov 2017

Fairfield University Launches Nurse Midwifery Program

From Fairfield University: Fairfield University's Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies is launching a new Doctor of Nursing Practice program in Nurse Midwifery that will begin in the fall of 2017. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 28 Jul 2017

Learn about midwifery this Medical Monday

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) --Barbara Kirkland and Melody Mast, with Shenandoah Women's HealthCare, speak with WHSV's Bob Grebe about midwifery in 2016: who chooses to go the route of midwifery in childbirth, the history of midwifery, what a midwife does, and ...

Source: WHSV-TV
Published: 06 Sep 2016

Government Moving Forward on Midwifery Program

The provincial government has recruited a midwifery consultant to work with regional health authorities to formally incorporate midwifery into the public health system. Gisela Becker has practiced midwifery in Germany, the Caribbean and Canada and has ...

Source: VOCM News
Published: 16 May 2017

Canadian Association of Midwives calls for Research and New Measures to Curb Systemic Racism in Healthcare

“Ongoing advocacy, research, and political will are needed to address an uncomfortable issue like systemic racism in midwifery and healthcare in general,” said Katrina Kilroy, President of the ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Hera Brand - Mobile Health Pack

The SEI brought Philadelphia University onboard which had an advanced industrial design and midwifery department where Tessa could consult with project managers and expert designers. That partnership helped Tessa learn how to conduct market research ...

Source: WITF
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Musician Kehlani announces first pregnancy

The Oakland native said she plans to have a natural home birth, with support from midwives from the Oakland Partera Midwifery. Oakland Partera specializes in assisting queer people and persons of color with home births. "I knew sharing something so ...

Published: 13 Oct 2018