Practicing In and Out of Hospital Setting

Practicing In and Out of Hospital Setting This client's birth experience (induction of labor for cholestasis of pregnancy) is a great example of why all midwives should be able and willing to practice both in and out of the hospital setting. When a midwife has experience in the hospital setting she learns to readily recognize

Midwifery Care and a Complicated Pregnancy

Midwifery Care and a Complicated Pregnancy A recent client developed cholestasis of pregnancy.  This is a complication of pregnancy that causes maternal bile acids to build up in her blood stream.  The bile acids cross the placenta and put the baby at risk for still birth.  Induction of labor, hopefully at term, is indicated to