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Birth models that work / edited by Robbie Davis-Floyd [and others].

[2009], ©2009
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Berkeley : University of California Press, [2009], ©2009.

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x, 484 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


The Dutch obstetrical system : vanguard of the future in maternity care / Raymond De Vries ... [et al.] -- The New Zealand maternity system : a midwifery renaissance / Chris Hendry -- The Ontario midwifery model of care / Margaret E. MacDonald and Ivy Lynn Bourgeault -- Samoan midwives' stories : joining social and professional midwives in new models of birth / Lesley Barclay Utumuu -- The Albany midwifery practice / Becky Reed and Cathy Walton -- Small really is beautiful : tales from a freestanding birth center in England / Denis Walsh -- Transforming the culture of a maternity service : St. George Hospital, Sydney, Australia / Pat Brodie and Caroline Homer -- Maternity homes in Japan : reservoirs of normal childbirth / Etsuko Matsuoka and Fumiko Hinokuma --
The northern New Mexico midwifery center model, Taos, New Mexico / Elizabeth Gilmore -- Teamwork : an obstetrician, a midwife, and a doula in Brazil / Ricardo Herbert Jones -- The CASA Hospital and professional midwifery school : an education and practice model that works / Lisa Mills and Robbie Davis-Floyd -- Mercy in action : bringing mother- and baby-friendly birth centers to the Philippines / Vicki Penwell -- Circles of community : the CenteringPregnancy Group prenatal care model / Sharon Schindler Rising and Rima Jolivet -- Humanizing childbirth to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality : a national effort in Brazil / Daphne Rattner ... [et al.] -- "Orchestrating normal" : the conduct of midwifery in the United States / Holly Powell Kennedy.



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