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Charlotte Korpinen March

...Pauline and Clarence March in the village of Kenai on February 21, 1937, and was delivered by her Grandma March who was a midwife. She was a lifelong Alaskan and traveled with her husband Fred during his service in the U.S. Army. They returned to Kenai...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172667443
'Mother of midwifery' in Alaska retires

...so there could be midwives in Alaska."Kanne...Certified Direct-Entry Midwife Licensing Board...executive director and midwife. Funding came from...Certified Professional Midwives website.The new...businesses and helping midwives start birth center...center or using a midwife for a home birth...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-15/mother-of-midwifery-in-alaska-retire
News
Legislative Information Office hearing schedule April 1-4

...Alaska Labor Relations Agency;Board of Marine Pilots; Board of Marital & Family Therapy; Board of Certified Direct- Entry Midwives; Board of Nursing; Board of Examiners in Optometry; Board of Pharmacy; State Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Board...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-31/legislative-information-office-heari
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New laws take effect for 2014

...taking effect in Alaska would require such screening of babies here as close to 24 hours after birth as possible. Doctors, midwives, nurses or other qualified professionals who attend births as part of their normal practice must provide information on the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-30/new-laws-take-effect-for-2014
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What will happen to Afghan women when the Taliban returns?

...between 20 and 30 are receiving help. Women from rural areas in Afghanistan are taught to be midwives, which not only saves lives, but gives the midwives "status" in their communities because they have acquired a useful skill.While education...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-11-02/what-will-happen-to-afghan-women-
Opinion
Births

...announce the birth of their son, Hyrum Jasper Henderson, at 9:20 a.m. Monday, Jan. 29, 2007, at home with the aid of midwives from Woman?s Way Midwifery in Soldotna. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 20.5 inches. He joins brothers...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021207/people_0212peo004.shtml
People
Births

...Fisher of Homer announce the birth of their son, Dominic Marion, at 5:07 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at home with midwives from Woman?s Way Midwifery. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces. He joins brother, Joseph, and sister, Celine. ยท Misti...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012907/people_0129peo002.shtml
People
The decade's birthday boy: Seldovia couple welcomes new year with new son

...name." The Swedish word "bo" also translates into "nest" or "reside." At about 3 p.m. on Dec. 31, Miller's midwives told her she would be going into labor and moved her to the birthing center. "It was about midnight, and she was still in...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010510/new_543097206.shtml
Sterling Community News

...announce the birth of their daughter, Mya Ireland, at 6:46 p.m., Tuesday, July 24. 2007, at home with help from midwives with Frontier Midwifery Services. She joins brother Ian, 2. Her grandparents are David Hunt and Bonnie Martinson of Oregon...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/082707/people_3593.shtml
Digging up the past

...Shovel Creek near Nome. On the back wall of the museum is a photo of a gathering of women, two of whom were her mother's midwives. "They said people flocked around because I looked like baby Jesus I was so white," she said with a laugh. "They'd...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-10-11/digging-up-the-past
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