This page an ongoing conversation about midwifery and the historical, social, economic, and political aspects.
Midwifery and quality care: findings from a new evidence-informed framework for maternal and newborn care. This study was mentioned in podcast from the Lancet Journal (a four part series).
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Midwifery Podcast Two
The episode takes a humorous look at midwifery work; sharing the top 10 things it takes to be a midwife. Click to see written copy[archiveorg WhatItTakesToBeMidwife width=640 height=140 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
Midwifery Podcast Three
Birth is better with midwives, so why can’t every woman be cared for by a midwife? This episode seeks to explore why California only has 1 midwifery school. Imagine if there were 100 midwifery schools.
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Medscape Article “Midwifery Prenatal Care Linked to Fewer Birth Interventions”
California Midwifery Licensing Board 2015 stats
California Community College Nursing programs report:
Reducing unnecessary cesarean deliveries in California