Participation of traditional birth attendants in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV services in two rural districts in Zimbabwe: a feasibility study
- Knowledge and practice of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV among traditional birth attendants in Lagos State, Nigeria. Balogun, Mobolanle; Odeyemi, Kofo // Pan African Medical Journal;2011, Vol. 5, p1
Background:Traditional birth attendants (TBAs) assist most deliveries in Nigeria. Knowing and understanding all issues surrounding HIV/AIDS and Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) can help them to protect themselves and others. This study aimed to assess the knowledge and...
- Giving Birth Away From Home. Dassy, Sophie // Positive Health;Jun2003, Issue 89, p25
Describes the successful home delivery of a baby through the services of a midwife by a mother of two in Belgium. Interpersonal relationship with midwife; Physical and emotional support during stages of labor; Care in the manipulation of baby and mother to allow good positioning during delivery.
- homebirth again proven safe. // Mothering;Sep/Oct2005, Issue 132, p24
Cites a new study that was published in an issue of the periodical "British Medical Journal," related to the safety of homebirth attended by direct-entry midwives.
- Pregnant? How about a midwife? Kent, Debra // Cosmopolitan;Nov95, Vol. 219 Issue 5, p102
Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of hiring a midwife to assist in traditional childbirth. Definition of terms; Comparison with nurses and obstetricians; Midwife's characteristics including the care for the whole woman.
- Home birth. Mabry, Ellen Rae // Countryside & Small Stock Journal;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p63
Presents information on home births. Safety as in hospital birth; Average rate of Caesarian section for home births; List of recommended books about home birth; Contacting the Midwives Alliance of North America; Importance of knowing one's rights; Education about procedures; Attendant benefits...
- Kate's Home Birth Story. // Midwifery Matters;Winter2002, Issue 95, p12
Recounts home birth experience of a woman named Kate. Mistakes committed by the midwives during the process; Lessons learned from the experience.
- Pioneering home birth midwife dies. // Midwifery News;Jun2012, Issue 65, p39
The article announces the death of Ursula Helem, a midwife who helped pioneer the revival of home births in New Zealand.
- "The World Needs Home Birth Midwives Now More Than Ever!". Hart, Trudy // Midwifery News;Jun2010, Issue 57, p33
The article offers information on the recognition given by the Home Birth Aotearoa and International Confederation of Midwives to the midwives through the campaign called International Day of the Midwife in New Zealand. It mentions that through the campaign, midwives are given information that...
- HOME Delivery. Cooley, Megan // Journal of Business (10756124);10/2/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 20, pA17
Focuses on the growing number of women in Washington State who are delivering their babies at home rather than in hospitals. Factors responsible for the increase in home births; Background on midwifery practices in Spokane; Distinction between licensed midwives and certified-nurse midwives;...