State Department data shows passport denials in suspect midwife cases have dropped under Donald Trump. You wouldn’t know from reading the Post.
The series is part of a campaign from the global nonprofit WaterAid.
“It was better than we could have ever hoped/prayed for and am eternally thankful."
It was the very birth experience I needed.
The country's ministry of public health is helping women become midwives.
One photographer's journey through photos.
In the Nordic countries, pretty much every pregnant woman has access to a skilled and trained midwife -- and most uncomplicated, low risk pregnancies and births are routinely handled by midwives, from prenatal care through labor and during postpartum.
A culture that holds laboring women more or less to the usual social norms and stifles their full expression during birth is one that limits women's coping mechanisms.
One thing that many women picked up on in my blog post was my mention of my experience with my community Midwife a few days after my son was born. Here, I'd talked about how after trying to persevere with breastfeeding, I'd decided to abandon my endeavours and turn to formula on Day 6.
Social Media Week in Nigeria this #MaternalMonday is especially inspiring as it allows us to mark the coming together of maternal advocacy and social media. To celebrate, we are highlighting what we have achieved through our social media advocacy and health educational antenatal classes