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Community-Based Midwives and Hospital Systems: A Case for Partnership

Click Here to read just the notes from this article Community-based midwives are held to particular and sometimes unjustifiable standards by the healthcare community.  They are under tremendous pressure to have perfect outcomes while serving the same communities who face the disparities that lead to premature birth, infant mortality, and maternal morbidities experienced so often…

The Blog

You’ve reached the blog of Jodilyn Owen, Licensed Midwife and Certified Professional Midwife. Planning or considering a homebirth?  Get the book today! Follow this link to learn about our workshops and services for families. You can learn all about midwifery care, professional topics, and options that come up during pregnancy and birth here.  Enjoy and…

GBS Infographics

Read the Short-winded blog post Read the full article Read The Notes Illustrations by Noa Ilan: follow @ilan_noa on Twitter for more PMC full text:Front Microbiol. 2016; 7: 1031. Published online 2016 Jul 14. doi:  10.3389/ fmicb.2016.01031 Illustrations by Noa Ilan: follow @ilan_noa on Twitter for more PMC full text:Front Microbiol. 2016; 7: 1031. Published…

GBS Prevention: The Real Deal (an article)

The stakes are high. With all of the science supporting the idea that we can impact outcomes through simple and inexpensive measures, we cannot disregard the first and best options we have to address a disease. And especially where that prevention, aimed at reducing illness for the baby will also dramatically improve the health of the mother.