Risky business: contested knowledge over safe birthing services for Aboriginal women
- The Birthplace Study: Turning the tide of childbirth. Rogers, Cathy; Yearley, Carole; Littlehales, Carol // British Journal of Midwifery;Jan2012, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p28
The publication of the Birthplace Study should herald a major shift in the provision and organization of maternity services, in particular the expansion of births outside obstetric units or at home. The media portrayal of the findings were disappointing as the focus was very much on the...
- Midwives lobby for improved maternal care. // Nursing Standard;3/16/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 28, p10
Nurses and midwives heard how millions of women give birth in harrowing circumstances at an event to highlight work on reducing maternal and child deaths.
- Open, trusting relationships underpin safety in rural maternity a hermeneutic phenomenology study. Crowther, Susan; Smythe, Elizabeth // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;11/24/2016, Vol. 16, p1
Background: There are interwoven personal, professional and organisational relationships to be navigated in maternity in all regions. In rural regions relationships are integral to safe maternity care. Yet there is a paucity of research on how relationships influence safety and nurture...
- The mother market. Braus, Patricia // American Demographics;Oct96, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p36
Assesses the state of the market for childbirth-related products and services. Sales of oral contraceptives in 1995; Feminine-hygiene products; Birth rate per 1000 residents in 1994; Thousands of births, by age of mother in 1980, 1990 and 1994; Average days of stay for hospital deliveries, by...
- Childbirth Experiences. Solomon, Am� // Mothering;Mar/Apr2003, Issue 117, p24
Focuses on a survey conducted by the Maternity Center Association to judge the level of maternity care received by women at the time of childbirth.
- Stalling on reform of maternity care. Warden, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/25/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6847, p212
Focuses on the maternal health services of Great Britain. Formation of a committee to review policy on pregnancy and childbirth; Provision of maternity care in units run by general practitioners; Proposals for a greater role of midwives and a change in general practitioner's remuneration for...
- Community birthing centres face axe in Waikato. Taylor, Cliff // New Zealand Doctor;2/26/2014, p8
The article reports that the future of local birthing services in the Waikato, New Zealand is hanging in the balance as a study has shown that pregnant women from Waikato, visit neighboring communities for child birth.
- Midwifery project breaks through stigma. ROWE, DANIEL J. // Eastern Door;4/4/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p15
The article reports on the launch of the Aboriginal Midwifery Toolkit, a National Aboriginal Council of Midwives (NACM)-developed project, by the Quebec Native Women, a group that represents the interests of the Aboriginal women in Quebec, to promote birthing practices closer to family homes.
- Louisa's Birth. Mann, Rachel // Journal of Perinatal Education;Fall2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p182
In this column, Rachel Mann shares the story of the birth of her third daughter, Louisa. After a previous pregnancy loss, Mann chose to give birth to her third baby in a hospital with attending care from an obstetrician. In spite of the high-risk medical environment, she was able to have an...