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, […]

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 […]

Bumi Sehat Bali: For a Healthy Mother EarthBumi Sehat, Bali: Por uma Mãe Terra Saudável

By Mayra First published at Gisele bundchen’s Blog: The Balinese culture is delightful. So much details, spirituality, traditions are seen in every direction you look! Bali is known as the City of Temples and is not for nothing, there’s a temple built for each Hindu family, and there are many wonderful and larger temples, […]

Let’s built our Future!Vamos construir nosso futuro!

I have brought many examples of movements around the world that made ??the humanization of birth possible. Brazil is also in the this way and we all have to participate to make this change possible. Each of us has an important role. All of us together have the power to make change possible. I received […]

A Partnership Model of CareUm modelo de Parceria

When I read about New Zealand model of care, I thought that more women would choose for homebirth. Personally this is the best option. But actually this is not seen as the best option for most women and families, as homebirth is only 6% in NZ even being avaliable for all women for free! So […]