Spiritual Midwifery

Spiritual Midwifery

Spiritual Midwifery is considered by many to be the bible of the home birth movement. This classic book on natural childbirth introduced a whole generation of women to the possibility of home birth and breast feeding.

Author: Ina May Gaskin

Publisher: Book Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781570679582

Category: Health & Fitness

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Spiritual Midwifery is considered by many to be the bible of the home birth movement. This classic book on natural childbirth introduced a whole generation of women to the possibility of home birth and breast feeding. At a time when higher levels of technology were the wave of the future, the home birth movement testified to the naturalness and normalcy of the birthing process-even the sacredness of it. Ina May Gaskin, the author, is a powerful advocate for a woman's right to give birth without excessive and unnecessary medical intervention. Now in its fourth edition, her voice is needed as much now as then. In today's climate of unprecedented numbers of cesarean sections and induced labor, knowledge of this birthing process enables women to make informed choices regarding their maternity care and delivery options. The birthing stories and section on care of the newborn are valuable to anyone about to become a parent.
Categories: Health & Fitness

The Art of Spiritual Midwifery

The Art of Spiritual Midwifery

This tension immediately tightens around our discussion of spiritual midwifery.
With all of the claims about Jesus that have been made across history, it
becomes no small claim to say that this methodology was employed by Jesus.
Midwifery is ...

Author: Stephen Faller

Publisher: ISD LLC

ISBN: 9780718844417

Category: Religion

Page: 162

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What comes after reflective listening? What comes after the ministry of presence? Spiritual midwifery is a powerful framework for offering pastoral care in today's fast-paced environment. Midwifery offers ways of thinking about those who are served,the work itself, and what it means to be a clinical caregiver within the tradition of the care of souls. Spiritual midwifery has philosophical and spiritual roots that stem from the earliest seeds of Western thought, even back to Jesus and Socrates. Readers will find an inductive approach toward a conceptual model that offers insight for richer assessments and outcome-oriented goals of care. Part One sets out the metaphors of the midwife and the dialogue. Part Two unpacks the methodology behindthe mechanics. Part Three looks at creative applications of midwifery, and is followed by a Symposium patterned after Plato's own Symposium. A rigorous theory remains at the centre of the work, but the tone is poetically balanced enough to invite the transformation of the spiritual caregiver. From the philosophy of Heraclitus to the theology of Kierkegaard and the spiritual direction of Guenther, The Art of Spiritual Midwifery brings forth a comprehensive conception of pastoral care and its delivery.
Categories: Religion

The Art of Spiritual Midwifery

The Art of Spiritual Midwifery

Midwifery offers ways of thinking about those who are served, the work itself, and what it means to be a clinical caregiver within the tradition of the care of souls.

Author: Stephen Faller

Publisher:

ISBN: 0718894154

Category: Midwifery

Page: 162

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What comes after reflective listening? What comes after the ministry of presence? Spiritual midwifery is a powerful framework for offering pastoral care in today's fast-paced environment. Midwifery offers ways of thinking about those who are served, the work itself, and what it means to be a clinical caregiver within the tradition of the care of souls. Spiritual midwifery has philosophical and spiritual roots that stem from the earliest seeds of Western thought, even back to Jesus and Socrates. Readers will find an inductive approach toward a conceptual model that offers insight for richer assessments and outcome-oriented goals of care. Part One sets out the metaphors of the midwife and the dialogue. Part Two unpacks the methodology behindthe mechanics. Part Three looks at creative applications of midwifery, and is followed by a Symposium patterned after Plato's own Symposium. A rigorous theory remains at the centre of the work, but the tone is poetically balanced enough to invite the transformation of the spiritual caregiver. From the philosophy of Heraclitus to the theology of Kierkegaard and the spiritual direction of Guenther, The Art of Spiritual Midwifery brings forth a comprehensive conception of pastoral care and its delivery.
Categories: Midwifery

Manhood in the Age of Aquarius

Manhood in the Age of Aquarius

Kern , “ Pronatalism , ” 215 . 22 . Ina May ( Gaskin ) and The Farm Midwives ,
Spiritual Midwifery ( Summertown , Tenn . : Book Publishing Co . , 1975 ) , 338 –
39 . O ' Gorman ' s path into midwifery appears at 50 - 56 , passim ; quotation at
56 .

Author: Tim Hodgdon

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ISBN: UOM:39015077130378

Category: History

Page: 225

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Manhood in the Age of Aquarius investigates how a deep commitment to the belief in the naturalness of masculinity shaped the efforts of American hippies to create economic, social, political, institutional, religious, and environmental alternatives to their received culture during the 1960s and 1970s. Their efforts to create such alternatives informed the creation of a range of new forms of masculinity. Timothy Hodgdon compares two sharply contrasting hip communities: The Farm and the Diggers (later known as the Free Families). The Farmies argued that industrial progress had encouraged a dangerous hypermasculinity in men and a corresponding devaluation of women's fertility and capacity for maternal nurture. Only through veneration of women's beautiful yin could humankind return to the path of enlightenment charted by Buddha, Jesus, and other sages, and men were to cultivate a knightly masculinity of egoless service to women within lifelong, monogamous marriages. The anarchist Diggers reached the opposite conclusion: that progress had effeminized the organization man while brutalizing the respectable working-class men who served his interests as wage worker, policeman, and soldier. The Diggers sought to uproot the alienating status hierarchy mandated by private property. Their theater of the streets valorized the manliness of the outlaw& mdash;the Native American warrior, the Black Panther, the bohemian artist, and the Chinese tong member& mdash;who forcefully defended his freedom from the depredations of unjust authority while practicing the communistic sharing of wealth that, they believed, was a mark of honor among those slandered as thieves. Thus, Hodgdonargues, the Farmies and the Diggers occupied widely separated positions on a continuum of countercultural manhood. Their divergent criticisms demonstrate that the shift from producerist to consumerist conceptions of manliness was still by no means complete at mid century. Furthermore, hippies' unabashed commitment to masculinity as a natural trait, rather than a political and social construct, shows how even these incisive& mdash;and at times, impish& mdash;critics of American culture stood utterly unprepared for the emergence of radical feminism in 1967 and 1968.
Categories: History

Spiritual Community Guide

Spiritual Community Guide

Workshops , spiritual midwifery courses . ENTERPOINT FOUNDATION , P.Ó. Box
187 , San Geronimo , CA 94963 . Working to help expectant mothers regain trust
in their own intuition . THE FARM , Summertown , TN 38483. You can deliver ...

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ISBN: 0913852120

Category: Collective settlements

Page: 256

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Categories: Collective settlements

The Art of Spiritual Midwifery

The Art of Spiritual Midwifery

""This amazing book . . . gives voice to 'articles of faith' that belong to all positive transformative endeavors related to humans: spiritual, educational, parental, aesthetic, imaginative, ethical, societal, and more.

Author: Stephen Faller

Publisher:

ISBN: 1498236235

Category: Religion

Page: 166

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What comes after reflective listening? What comes after the ministry of presence? Spiritual midwifery is a powerful framework for offering pastoral care in today's fast-paced environment. Midwifery offers ways of thinking about those who are served, the work itself, and what it means to be a clinical caregiver within the tradition of the care of souls. Spiritual midwifery has philosophical and spiritual roots that stem from the earliest seeds of Western thought, even back to Jesus and Socrates. Readers will find an inductive approach toward a conceptual model that offers insight for richer assessments and outcome-oriented goals of care. Part One sets out the metaphors of the midwife and the dialogue. Part Two unpacks the methodology behind the mechanics. Part Three looks at creative applications of midwifery, and is followed by a Symposium patterned after Plato's own Symposium. A rigorous theory remains at the center of the work, but the tone is poetically balanced enough to invite the transformation of the spiritual caregiver. From the philosophy of Heraclitus to the theology of Kierkegaard to the spiritual direction of Guenther, The Art of Spiritual Midwifery brings forth a comprehensive conception of pastoral care and its delivery. ""This amazing book . . . gives voice to 'articles of faith' that belong to all positive transformative endeavors related to humans: spiritual, educational, parental, aesthetic, imaginative, ethical, societal, and more. Faller's conceptualization of midwifery goes deep without invoking a transfer of knowledge, but rather the skillful facilitation of the individual's own journey toward embracing meaning."" --Charla Hayden, Vice President, A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems, Portland, OR ""Stephen Faller's new book . . . introduces us to the practice of spiritual midwifery in a way that restores it to its proper place, not as an historical spiritual activity that has 'had its day' but as an important and fascinating spiritual practice that has much relevance for how we seek to birth contemporary Christian spirituality. . . . In opening up this fascinating aspect of the care of souls Faller provides deep and captivating insights that have real potential for contemporary pastoral care."" --John Swinton, Chair in Divinity and Religious Studies, University of Aberdeen Stephen Faller is a board certified chaplain and a Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor as a Diplomate of the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy in Hopewell, New Jersey. He is ordained in the United Methodist Church. He is the author of Beyond the Matrix (2004) and Reality TV (2009). He has a master of divinity from Duke Divinity School and a master of theology from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Categories: Religion

Spare Rib

Spare Rib

Spiritual Midwifery Ina May Gaskin ( author Spiritual Midwifery ) is head midwife
at The Farm , a self - sufficient community in Tennessee . In ten years The Farm
midwives have managed 1 , 200 births - all delivered at home without medical ...

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ISBN: UCSC:32106019744124

Category: Feminism

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Giving Birth

Giving Birth

Some found it through experience , but many , like Anne , were introduced to
midwifery through books , most often through Ina May Gaskin's powerful work ,
Spiritual Midwifery . I remember Liz Donahue , one of the Skyline Hospital
midwives ...

Author: Catherine Taylor

Publisher: Perigee Trade

ISBN: CORNELL:31924086747510

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 325

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Offers an evocative and insightful look at the world of midwives and their role in childbirth, providing a thorough analysis and helpful advice on using a midwife as an alternative to physician-aided hospital delivery to bring one's child into the world. Original.
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The WomanSource Catalog Review

The WomanSource Catalog   Review

... ISBN # 1-55832-010-5 coaching ( Lamaze , for example ) but in finding what
works best for the mother in a given situation , including some strategies rarely
found in medical texts such as borrowing a & SPIRITUAL MIDWIFERY nursing
baby ...

Author: Ilene Rosoff

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000026462158

Category: Feminism

Page: 504

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Categories: Feminism

Nurse midwifery

Nurse midwifery

Gaskin IM : Spiritual Midwifery . Summertown , The Book Publishing Co , 1978 71
. Gassner CB , Ledger WJ : The relationship of hospital acquired maternal
infection to invasive intrapartum monitoring techniques . Obstet Gynecol Survey
32 ...

Author: Constance J. Adams

Publisher: Grune & Stratton, Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39015005994739

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 330

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Categories: Business & Economics

Builders of the Dawn

Builders of the Dawn

The Farm Community - Spiritual midwifery and the sacredness of childbirth THE
FARM : Spiritual Midwifery Started in 1971 by Stephen Gaskin and 250 of his
followers , The Farm is probably one of the best known communities in this
country ...

Author: Corinne McLaughlin

Publisher: Book Publishing Company (TN)

ISBN: UOM:39015029216614

Category: Social Science

Page: 372

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A comprehensive and sensitive examination of community living by two people who have lived it. Presents an overview of community lifestyles based on interviews with many community founders. It offers workable guidelines for those interested in building tomorrow's communities.
Categories: Social Science

The Midwife Challenge

The Midwife Challenge

She is the author of Spiritual Midwifery and Babies , Breastfeeding and Bonding ,
and she edits and publishes The Birth Gazette , a quarterly magazine . She has
produced several video programmes about childbirth and midwifery . Mercedes ...

Author: Sheila Kitzinger

Publisher: Pandora Press

ISBN: UVA:X004247237

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 277

View: 769

Featuring international midwives, this book compares the position of midwives in different medical systems, in industrial and developing countries, the problems they face and their future hopes. This book is designed to be of interest to midwives, health workers and to women generally.
Categories: Health & Fitness

North Country Anvil

North Country Anvil

EDITOR'S NOTE We have two copies of SPIRITUAL MIDWIFERY around the
shop , and we find it the kind of book you can't keep your hands off . It conveys
much of the beauty of life , a book by and about people who have taken some of
the ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112074182418

Category: Collective settlements

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Spiritual Midwifery

Spiritual Midwifery

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East West Journal

East West Journal

THE PRACTICING MIDWIFE blends academics and practicality with art and
feeling . Spiritual Midwifery 1 Address City State Zip MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO
THE PRACTICING MIDWIFE 42 The Farm , Summertown , TN 38483 I enclose S
to ...

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ISBN: UCSC:32106020387152

Category: Alternative medicine

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Listening

Listening

Ina May Gaskin , Spiritual Midwifery ( Summertein , Tennessee : Book Publishing
Company , 1978 ) , 26 . " Luke 24 : 13-35 . Grantly Dick - Read , M.D. , The
Practice of Natural Childbirth ( New York : Harper & Row , 1970 ) , 74 . ' Louis
Puhl ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015056831426

Category: Religion and culture

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Categories: Religion and culture

The Consumer Health Information Source Book

The Consumer Health Information Source Book

Although the author strongly favors home childbirth , her insights into the
emotional and spiritual benefits of informed birth ... She provides a step - by - step
outline of midwife - managed childbirth , a directory of nurse - midwifery services
in the ...

Author: Alan M. Rees

Publisher: New York : R. R. Bowker Company

ISBN: UOM:39015076753535

Category: Health

Page: 450

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"This book assembles, describes, and evaluates the principal sources of health information for the layperson." Contains bibliography of books and pamphlets of current literature, as well as directory information to audiovisual producers/distributors and resource organizations. Author, title, subject indexes.
Categories: Health

The Anthropology of East Europe Review

The Anthropology of East Europe Review

Referring to one of her own hospital childbirth experiences , " spiritual midwife "
Marina Dadasheva said : " In fact , all those medical inspections of women after
birth , you know ... They do check them , but they don't care at all about their ...

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ISBN: UCBK:C061590855

Category: Ethnology

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Categories: Ethnology