Womb EcologyWomb Ecology

The Mid-Pacific Conference on Birth and Primal Health Research took place on October 26-28, 2012, at the prestigious Hawaii Convention Center, in Honolulu, a meeting point between Western and Eastern cultures. Recent technical and scientific advances that will influence the history of childbirth and the history of Homo sapiens were presented by the most authoritative […]

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 […]

HOME BIRTH MARCH – BRAZILMARCHA DO PARTO EM CASA

Nos dias 16 e 17 de junho, mulheres ocuparão as ruas de várias cidades brasileiras em defesa dos seus direitos sexuais e reprodutivos, entre eles a escolha pelo local de parto. No último domingo, dia 10 de junho, o Fantástico veiculou matéria sobre o parto domiciliar, o que causou bastante repercussão. O médico-obstetra e professor […]

ABAIXO ASSINADO PELO DIREITO DE ESCOLHA DO LOCAL DO PARTO E LIBERDADE DE EXPRESSÃO

ABAIXO ASSINADO Nós, médicos humanistas, enfermeiras-obstetras e obstetrizes, todos os profissionais, entidades civis, movimentos sociais e usuárias envolvidos com a Humanização da Assistência ao Parto e Nascimento no Brasil, vimos através desta presente Carta manifestar o nosso repúdio à arbitrária decisão do Conselho Regional de Medicina do Rio de Janeiro (CREMERJ) de encaminhar denúncia contra […]