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Your Placenta

OPB | Oct. 03, 2011

Our show on the licensing of midwives introduced us to the idea of lotus-style births. That's when the baby remains attached to the placenta for sometimes days after birth. It made us wonder: what did you do with your placenta?

Should All Midwives Be Licensed?

OPB | Sept. 28, 2011

Should it be mandatory for all midwives in Oregon to be licensed in order to practice? The question is dividing the midwifery community — we want to know what you think. What's your experience?

Midwifery Controversy

OPB | July 27, 2010

Should a woman be able to use a midwife for the delivery of a baby if she has previously had a caesarian or if she is delivering a twin or breech baby?

Battling Over Birth?

OPB | May 07, 2009

Do tensions exist between midwives and doctors?