Traditional birth attendants

Traditional birth attendants

Midwives and healers : the newfoundland experience

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Cecilia Benoit
Edition: 
Vol 4, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 

 


 


Midwifery in transition

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
Edition: 
Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 

 


Genital mutilation of african women

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Paulette Roberge
Edition: 
Vol 4, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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

 


A book for midwives: care for pregnancy, birth, and women's health

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Susan Klein
Suellen Miller
Fiona Thomson
Publisher: 
The Hesperian Foundation
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Berkeley, CA

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.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0942364236
MIDW.K44 1995
Notes: 
Includes indexes.

Special report on traditional midwifery

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publisher: 
Suvaguuq: National Newsletter on Inuit Social and Cultural Issues
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MIDW.S64 1995

Evaluation of the birthing project in Rankin Inlet, N.W.T.

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Marie Chamberlain
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Keewatin Regional Health Board
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Rankin Inlet, N.W.T

Evaluates a midwifery operated birthing centre in the Northwest Territories.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MIDW.C45 1996
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