The Midwifery Option – Hawkins and Knox
The Midwifery Option: A Canadian Guide to the Birth Experience,written by two veterans of the midwife experience, now offers a blend of comprehensive, up-to-date information, real life case studies, and further resource listing:
Informed choice – the midwifery philosophy and difference
Not a nurse, a doctor’s assistant or a doula – what a midwife is and isn’t
Legislation and training – how midwives are governed and educated in each province
Profile of a midwife client – is midwifery for me?
Safety and risk – what are the implications when choosing a midwife?
Continuous care – what to expect from a midwife: how, when and why
From episiotomies to caesareans – how midwives can help
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