Health in Brazil expands structure implanting Birth CentersSaúde amplia estrutura para realizar partos normais

News from Ministry of Health! I encourage all municipalities to join efforts to implement Birth Centers (CPNs) in Brazil, ensuring a humanized and secure assistance during childbirth to all women!! “STORK NETWORK Expectation is to Promote the reform and expansion of Birth Centers 280 until 2014. With these drives pregnant women will gain qualified, safe and […]

Local newspaper follows the work of the midwife Mayra CalvetteJornal acompanha o trabalho da parteira Mayra Calvette

Lovely article  at a local newspaper, they follow the work of the midwife Mayra Calvette during Iris Espindola’s labor and unforgettable moments of the arrival of her daughter Lais.  http://ow.ly/lCsZS Reportagem linda no Donna DC! Eles acompanharam momentos inesquecíveis na chegada de Laís, filha de Iris Espíndola! Reportagem completa no Diário Catarinensse domingo, no jornal impresso, não perca!!! […]

Episode ReflectionEpisódio Reflexão

Now back to Brazil, let’s meet humanized childbirth movement here. We will visit some institutions, talk to professionals and women, that more and more seek information and alternatives for childbirth in Brazil. http://ow.ly/lC78j Sunday, June 02 at 11:30pm on GNT You can watch online in the link You have to presss the full screen mode. Agora […]

Parto Pelo Mundo – Birth Around The World – Episode: TransitionsParto pelo Mundo: Episódio – Transições

The second program will be today, May 12 at 11:30pm, GNT (Brasil time). Very special day because it is Mother’s Day and Nurse’s Day! In the next program we will travel to countries undergoing a transition, showing Nepal, Cambodia, Japan and Australia.. In which direction is heading this change? “The world is in constant transition, […]

Gentle Birth MarchMarcha pelo Parto Humanizado

Published Agust 3rd Publicado no dia 3 de agosto no Blog da Gisele , escrito por Mayra Calvette Gentle Birth: This is the way! Birth is often seen as a complex medical procedure, in which woman and baby are often subject to routines and procedures imposed by the hospital, which are often unnecessary and harmful. […]

The Midwife as Status SymbolA Parteira como símbolo de Status

Article published at NY Times “BESIDES being impossibly gorgeous mothers, what else do Christy Turlington, Karolina Kurkova and Gisele Bündchen have in common? Each could probably afford to buy her own private wing at a hospital, but instead of going to a top-notch obstetrician, all chose a midwife to deliver their babies. “When I met […]