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Birth models that work / edited by Robbie Davis-Floyd ... [et al.].

Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009.
x, 484 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Robbie Davis-Floyd, Lesley Barclay, Betty-Anne Daviss and Jan Tritten -- Pt. 1. Large-Scale Systems: National and Regional Models -- 1. The Dutch Obstetrical System: Vanguard of the Future in Maternity Care / Raymond De Vries, Therese A. Wiegers, Beatrijs Smulders and Edwin van Teijlingen -- 2. The New Zealand Maternity System: A Midwifery Renaissance / Chris Hendry -- 3. The Ontario Midwifery Model of Care / Margaret E. MacDonald and Ivy Lynn Bourgeault -- 4. Samoan Midwives' Stories: Joining Social and Professional Midwives in New Models of Birth / Lesley Barclay Utumuu -- Pt. 2. Local Models in Developed Nations: Hospitals and Birth Centers -- 5. The Albany Midwifery Practice / Becky Reed and Cathy Walton -- 6. Small Really Is Beautiful: Tales from a Freestanding Birth Center in England / Denis Walsh -- 7. Transforming the Culture of a Maternity Service: St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia / Pat Brodie and Caroline Homer -- 8. Maternity Homes in Japan: Reservoirs of Normal Childbirth / Etsuko Matsuoka and Fumiko Hinokuma -- 9. The Northern New Mexico Midwifery Center Model, Taos, New Mexico / Elizabeth Gilmore -- Pt. 3. Local Models in Developing Nations: Traditional Midwives, Professional Midwives, and Obstetricians Working Together -- 10. Teamwork: An Obstetrician, a Midwife, and a Doula in Brazil / Ricarda Herbert Jones -- 11. The CASA Hospital and Professional Midwifery School: An Education and Practice Model That Works / Lisa Mills and Robbie Davis-Floyd -- 12. Mercy in Action: Bringing Mother- and Baby-Friendly Birth Centers to the Philippines / Vicki Penwell -- Pt. 4. Making Models Work -- 13. Circles of Community: The CenteringPregnancy Group Prenatal Care Model / Sharon Schindler Rising and Rima Jolivet -- 14. Humanizing Childbirth to Reduce Maternal and Neonatal Mortality: A National Effort in Brazil / Daphne Rattner, Isa Paula Hamouche Abreu, Maria Jose de Oliveira Araujo and Adson Roberto Franca Santos -- 15. "Orchestrating Normal": The Conduct of Midwifery in the United States / Holly Powell Kennedy -- Conclusion / Robbie Davis-Floyd, Lesley Barclay, Betty-Anne Daviss and Jan Tritten.
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