Search Resources (English): Traditional birth attendants

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Evaluation of the birthing project in Rankin Inlet, N.W.T.
Evaluates a midwifery operated birthing centre in the Northwest Territories.
Published: 1996
Special report on traditional midwifery
Looks at traditional Inuit midwifery techniques, education as a midwife, childbirth and the family, Inuit men and childbirth, traditional health promotion tools, and the displacement of Inuit midwives.
Published: 1995
A book for midwives: care for pregnancy, birth, and women's health  
http://www.hesperian.org/publications_download.php#midwives
Provides information for traditional midwives, traditional birth attendants, auxiliary midwives, professional midwives, nurse-midwives and community health workers to improve their skills, in clear language. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Genital mutilation of african women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Summer.pdf

This article examines female circumcision; questions why this custom persists and how the west became involved. 

 


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Published: 1983
Midwifery in transition  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article discusses the regulation of midwifery and white privilege. Explores how white midwifery can work to create an  inclusive practice in order to provide appropriate care for a diversity of women. 

 


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Published: 1993
Midwives and healers : the newfoundland experience  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Vol_4_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article is the product of knitting together the collective knowledge of women in outport Newfoundland to gain a deeper understanding of the history of women healers. Highlights the special role of the midwife. 

 


 


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Published: 1983