pregnancy http://kvpr.org en Home Birth Midwives Would Keep Attending to 'Low Risk' Pregnancies, Under California Bill http://kvpr.org/post/home-birth-midwives-would-keep-attending-low-risk-pregnancies-under-california-bill <div><p>Midwives have been delivering babies for most of human history. In modern times, midwives tending to homebirths have largely been marginalized from mainstream medicine. But a bill moving through the California legislature could foster stronger links between midwives and obstetricians. Capital Public Radio’s Health Care Reporter Pauline Bartolone has more.</p></div><p>In Tosi Marceline’s practice, pre-natal check-ups happen in the living room.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 00:13:37 +0000 Pauline Bartolone - Capital Public Radio 21081 at http://kvpr.org Home Birth Midwives Would Keep Attending to 'Low Risk' Pregnancies, Under California Bill Fresno Nonprofit Aids Afghan Women, Infants with New Hospital http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-nonprofit-aids-afghan-women-infants-new-hospital <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Right now in </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Afghanistan</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, infants who otherwise might die are getting a new chance at life at </span>Ashfar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hospital in Kabul. The 24 bed neonatal department is the latest addition to the facility that first opened in 2009. It was constructed by a Fresno based non-profit organization called AMOR, which stands for </span><a href="http://amorelief.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">American Medical Overseas Relief</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 19:00:53 +0000 Joe Moore 19566 at http://kvpr.org Fresno Nonprofit Aids Afghan Women, Infants with New Hospital