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McMaster University led study shows home births as safe as hospital ones

By |2019-08-13T13:24:28+00:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Home Birth, midwifery, natural birth, Uncategorized|

McMaster University led study shows home births as safe as hospital ones. The study examined the safety of place of birth by reporting on the risk of death at the time of birth or within the first four weeks and found no difference between home and hospital groups. A large international [...]

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Midwife vs Doctor a Natural Birth or Home Birth

By |2019-06-10T18:13:33+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Birth center, midwifery, natural birth, natural childbirth|

The two blue lines on a pregnancy test are the opening gates for a lifetime of decision making. But even before feeding, sleeping, schooling, and so on, there’s a more urgent choice to make: Who is going to care for mother and baby up to and during childbirth? Anyone who has watched a season or two [...]

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The importance of collaborative care in midwifery and out of hospital birth.

By |2018-12-18T21:22:37+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: midwifery, natural birth, natural childbirth|

Most women who seek the care of a midwife are experiencing healthy, low risk pregnancies.  A midwife’s scope of practice includes caring for healthy women in healthy pregnancies. I have often heard midwives referred to as “guardians of the normal”  meaning that midwives work very hard to help their mothers experience healthy, uncomplicated pregnancies. A very [...]

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Ten Questions to Ask Your Care Provider

By |2019-04-08T16:40:25+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: natural birth, natural childbirth|

Have you decided how to have your baby? The choice is yours! First, you should learn as much as you can about all your choices. There are many different ways of caring for a mother and her baby during labor and birth. Birthing care that is better and healthier for mothers and babies is called “mother-friendly.” [...]

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