Midwives in California are fighting for their right to be reinstated at a hospital where administrators have so far provided no proof for their abrupt dismissal, saying only it was for “patient safety.”
Mississippi advocates defeated a bill to criminalize certified professional midwives and are working to expand access to pregnancy and childbirth care.
When I was pregnant with my son, almost eleven years ago, the internet was more of a nerdy luxury than anything else. Now pregnant women or women who are thinking of becoming pregnant can access virtually anything – including a new quiz that will tell them whether a midwife or ob-gyn is best for them!
During National midwifery week, a midwife recommends the swine flu vaccine for pregnant women in the United States and offers up more resources and information.