midwives

An interview with Frank Purcell, the new CEO of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (Podcast)Editorial director Susan C. Olmstead speaks with Frank Purcell, the new CEO of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Home birth: The obstetrician's ethical response
Home birth: The obstetrician's ethical responseThe professional responsibility model of obstetric ethics provides a powerful antidote to maternal rights-based reductionism.
AAP declares standards of care for home birthsRecognizing that women have the right to decide to deliver their babies at home, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a policy statement that advocates standards of practice for planned home births that are consistent with standards of practice for infants born in medical care facilities.