Pernicious anemia occurs when the body doesnt make enough intrinsic factor in the stomach to help convert and absorb Vitamin B12 in the intestines
General Midwifery topics
HSV symptoms range widely from none or very mild to severe, but these viral conditions are especially dangerous when they occur for the first time during pregnancy or in the immediate postpartum period.
Midwives are particularly at risk for C-PTSD because the nature of the job decreases our threshold and erodes our coping resources….
Cynthia Caillagh was a traditional midwife who served communities in the Syracuse and Buffalo corridor in the 1970s and 80s
We live in the era of Web 2.0 and are rapidly approaching Web 3.0. This tech-speak is overwhelming for a lot of midwives, but it is necessary to understand none-the-less, so we’re going to try to decipher what this is and why it matters for you. Gone are the days of ‘putting out your shingle’
The various Sterliziation methods, the technique, advantage and disadvantage of each method. A note on boiling instruments. Click to read more…
Disinfection and sterilization of instruments is a crucial point in any midwifery practice. It is the procedure by which health care professionals ensure that all reusable medical devices do not harbor any biological matter before the next use….
If you are a community-based midwife in the United States, even if you are in counseling, you likely suffer from complex or singular PTSD or CPTSD.
After months or years of stress and trauma and constant need to over decrease adrenaline and cortisol, the adrenal glands become fatigued. This has been called adrenal fatigue….