By Robbie Davis-Floyd, Christine Barbara Johnson
Delivering insights into midwifery, a crew of respected individuals describe the improvement of nurse- and direct-entry midwifery within the usa, together with the construction of 2 new direct-entry certifications, the qualified Midwife and the qualified expert Midwife, and think about the heritage, reasons, complexities, and the political strife that has characterised the evolution of midwifery in America.Including specific case reports, the ebook seems to be on the efforts of direct-entry midwives to accomplish legalization and licensure in seven states: long island, Florida, Michigan, Iowa, Virginia, Colorado, and Massachusetts with various levels of luck.
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2000. ” Midwifery Today (March): 12–16, 68–69. ———. 2003a. ” Midwifery Today (January). ———. 2003b. S. ” In “Reproduction Gone Awry,” ed. Gwynne Jenkins and Marcia Inhorn. Special issue of Social Science and Medicine 56(9): 1913–1931. ———. 2004a. ” Midwifery Today 69 (Spring): 9–13. fm Page 24 Thursday, February 16, 2006 10:30 AM 24 • Robbie Davis-Floyd and Christine Barbara Johnson ———. 2004b. ” In Consuming Motherhood, ed. Danielle Wozniak, Linda Layne, and Janelle Taylor. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Special issue of Social Science and Medicine 56(9): 1913–1931. ———. 2004a. ” Midwifery Today 69 (Spring): 9–13. fm Page 24 Thursday, February 16, 2006 10:30 AM 24 • Robbie Davis-Floyd and Christine Barbara Johnson ———. 2004b. ” In Consuming Motherhood, ed. Danielle Wozniak, Linda Layne, and Janelle Taylor. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. ———. 2004c. Birth as an American Rite of Passage, 2nd edition. Berkeley: University of California Press. ) ———. ” MIDIRS Midwifery Digest. Davis-Floyd, Robbie, Sheila Cosminsky, and Stacy L.
Throughout this book we use female nouns and pronouns to refer to midwives. But it is important to remember that one percent of American midwives are male, and that many of these men have made important contributions to the development of American midwifery. 3. Indeed, a study conducted by nurse-midwifery researchers clearly demonstrated that higher education did not equal increased clinical competence (Rooks, Carr, and Sandvold 1991). But it does bring research skills, social credibility, and prestige.
Mainstreaming Midwives: The Politics of Change by Robbie Davis-Floyd, Christine Barbara Johnson