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Midwives: A Novel Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Midwives: A Novel Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of Midwives: A Novel by Chris Bohjalian. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis,... More > Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on Midwives: A Novel.< Less
Midwives of the Spirit: Thoughts on Caregiving By Jane Mary Curran
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Caregivers experience life at its very best and its very worst—they experience life where life is most real, both for themselves and for those they serve. Whether caregivers are trained... More > professionals, loving volunteers, or devoted family members, there are stresses, joys, heartaches, and rewards, sometimes all in one day—sometimes all in one hour. This book is an offering of support, a resource, or a place to hide and go apart for just a little while. Included are thoughts on areas of care beyond medical or physical care. A prayer follows each area of care. Also included are short pieces on the various roles caregivers are asked to fill. And there are poems about nature and about angels. It is hoped these words may provide food for the souls of caregivers needing a renewal of spirit. Jane Mary Curran is the Chaplain Supervisor at CarePartners Mountain Area Hospice in Asheville, North Carolina. She is an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church and a certified Spiritual Director.< Less
Voices of Maya Midwives: Oral Histories of Practicing Traditional Midwives from the Mam Region of Guatemala By Sarah Proechel
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This original field study is an oral history project that tells the stories of six traditional Maya midwives from the Mam area of Guatemala. The midwives interviewed are from in and around the town... More > of Concepcion Chiquirichapa, Guatemala. Part one explains the motivation behind this project, the methodology used, and my reflections and analysis. Part Two provides the broader context of Maya healing traditions and the issue of high maternal mortality rates in Guatemala and their relationship to midwifery care. Part Three contains the stories of six midwives who were interviewed in or near their homes in March of 2004. Part three also contains seven profiles of individual plants that are used medicinally by the midwives and women of Concepcion Chiquirichapa. There are additional profiles of the temascal (traditional Mesoamerican sweatbath) and the jabon negro (a black soap made by women in the community.)< Less
State and Nonstate Associated Gangs: Credible “Midwives of New Social Orders” [Enlarged Edition] By Max G. Manwaring, Strategic Studies Institute
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The monograph examines contemporary populism and neopopulism, 21st century socialism, and a nonstate actor (al-Qaeda) seeking regional and global hegemony. They are: first, paramilitary gang... More > permutations in Colombia that are contributing significantly to the erosion of the Colombian state and its democratic institutions, and implementing the anti-system objectives of their elite neo-populist sponsors; second, Hugo Chavez’s use of the New Socialism and popular militias to facilitate his populist Bolivarian dream of creating a mega-state in Latin America; and, third, al-Qaeda’s strategic and hegemonic use of political-criminal gangs to coerce substantive change in Spanish and other Western European foreign and defense policy and governance. Lessons derived from these cases demonstrate how gangs might fit into a holistic effort to force radical political-social-economic change, and illustrate how traditional political-military objectives may be achieved indirectly, rather than directly.< Less
The State of the World's Midwifery- 2014 By UNFPA
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The State of the World's Midwifery (SoWMy) 2014: A Universal Pathway. A Women's Right to Health takes its inspiration from the United Nations Secretary- General's Every Women Every Child initiative... More > and his call to action in September 2013 to do everything possible to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 and work towards the development and adoption of a post-2015 agenda on the principle of universality.< Less
They Too Were Called By Reverend Emma L. McNair
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This autobiography tells the story of eight courageous midwives in Mississippi in the early 1900's. The chief heroine, Channie Bell, will enlighten us with startling truths that will seem fictional... More > at times. The words of testimony will leap off of the pages and set your soul afire. You will be captivated and will want to share this novel as we find out who were called.< Less
L’État De La Pratique De Sage- Femme Dans Le Monde- 2014 By UNFPA
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L’État de la pratique de sage-femme dans le monde 2014 : Sur la voie de l’universalité. Le droit des femmes à la santé s’inspire de l’initiative... More > du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies Chaque femme, chaque enfant et de son appel à l’action lancé en septembre 2013 invitant les pays à faire tout ce qui est en leur pouvoir pour réaliser les objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD) d’ici 2015 et à s’attacher à l’élaboration et à l’adoption d’un programme pour l’après-2015 fondé sur le principe de l’universalité.< Less
El Estado De Las Parteras En El Mundo- 2014 By UNFPA
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El Estado de las Parteras en el Mundo 2014 (SoWMy 2014): Hacia el acceso universal a la salud, un derecho de la mujer, se inspira en la iniciativa Todas las mujeres, todos los niños del... More > Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas y en su llamamiento a la acción de septiembre de 2013 a hacer todo lo posible por lograr los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM) para 2015 y a trabajar para la elaboración y la adopción de una agenda para el desarrollo después de 2015 basada en el principio de la universalidad.< Less
Birth of the Age to Come By Nicole (Kolee) Trujillo
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Black and white pictures. This is an exciting look into the end of this age and the beginning of the Age to Come as it parallels the physical birthing process! Your spirit will soar as you glimpse... More > into the future and remember just what it is we are doing and preparing for in this life. Get ready for an adventure sure to keep you going until the world as we know it comes to an end, and we start living in the eternal kingdom!< Less
Birth of the Age to Come By Nicole (Kolee) Trujillo
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An exciting look into the end of this age and the beginning of the Age to Come as it parallels one natural homebirth journey!