Midwives

Here’s what we could find on the subject.

Nancy’s Birth Story: taking charge of your experience

In this episode we hear from Nancy. Despite more interventions than she wished for, giving birth was ultimately an empowering experience for her. It’s wonderful to hear her talk about her Baby Shower, where she gathered the women in her family and asked them to

The Power of Female Health Workers

Women make up more than 70 percent of the health workforce. Despite the fact that they play a critical role in improving and saving the lives of people around the world, female health workers are often unrecognized, underpaid or unpaid. These  facts were presented by

An Ode to the Midwives in My Life

To the midwife who brought my first baby to the world. Despite the doctor’s miscommunication, she guided the lioness in me through nature’s vulnerability the miracle of life brought to me through her hands. To the midwife in my family, my mentor, my friend. In

Breaking the Taboo: Sex During Pregnancy

Phew, maybe you’re thinking…this girl gets straight to the point! And it’s true, because in this blog I want to talk about sexuality both during pregnancy and afterwards once the baby arrives. I have noticed that sex is kind of an awkward subject for women

Health Heroes on the Front Lines

At CARE, we want to say thank you to all health heroes, wherever you are. We appreciate you, and your commitment to helping others.

Midwives of the World: Part 3

Watch the third and final part of Midwives of the World – a documentary series by bloggers Tilde and Anna.

Midwives of the World: Part 2

Watch Part 2 of Midwives of the World – a documentary series created by Girls’ Globe bloggers Tilde and Anna in collaboration with White Ribbon Alliance.

#13 – Midwives Providing Safe Birth in Humanitarian Settings

  “(Midwives) give support to women whether they are in labour or not, they are social solidarity players in the local communities, not only the providers of health services for women & newborns.” – Mohamed Afifi, UNFPA Welcome back to The Mom Pod! In this

Franka Cadée Calls for Midwives to Take Action

”All midwives here know when it’s time to breathe and when it’s time to push. This is our time to push!” Franka Cadée, the new President of the International Confederation of Midwives closed the 31st Triennial Congress by addressing midwives from around the world with

Fathers’ Role in Achieving Gender Equality

Fathers are interested, they want information and they do want to be close to their children. Why then are women still the ones taking on the majority of the responsibility, and what consequences does this have?

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