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First Babies Can Fall Out But Often They Don't

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Are you a Birth Witch?

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a guest post from Maíra Dias Botelho de Magalhães who you can find at www.birthinghearts.com In modern western society, choosing to give birth at home is an act of counter-culture. In general, for more than a century, birth has been taken away from homes, where they were mostly attended by traditional birth attendants and midwives […]

When Home Birth is Preferred to Facility Birth, a Critique of a Qualitative Study in Rural Tanzania

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A guest post by IBMS student Maíra Dias Botelho de Magalhães who you can find over at www.birthinghearts.com/Teratogens are substances that cause malformation on the developing fetus in utero. It can be a substance, an organism or a process. Critical periods for optimal fetal development occur between weeks 3 and 8 of embryo life, especially. […]

Teratogens and Zika

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written by Sara Scolaro as part of her IBMS completion project The Menstrual Cycle, which means moon cycle, begins with blood. It begins with decay, with shedding, with darkness, just as the moon. But darkness isn’t always bad, and wasn’t always bad before men made us the villains in cute fairy tales.  The seasonal year, […]

Great Mama, Scorpio, Cosmic Red Tent.

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Well, hello! We have been wanting to create a space to highlight, share and honor the hard work of our Indie Birth Midwifery School students, and we finally have a place. We are planning to add cool assignments (with permission!), current student features, “where are they now” articles, and school updates here so you can […]

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