Birth & Midwifery in New Zealand
Resources for parents and practitioners

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LORNA DAVIES; PHOTO BY ANDREA NOLLLorna Davies, RM, PGCEA, MA, is a UK qualified midwife who has worked in midwifery education for the last thirteen years. Her particular interests lie in examination of the newborn, parent education, breastfeeding, birth art, normal birth and e-Learning. She is also co-director of [ PHOTO BY ANDREA NOLL ]

She has published numerous articles in midwifery journals, has contributed chapters to several midwifery textbooks. She recently edited The Art and Soul of Midwifery and Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health: A Multidimensional Approach.

She is married with three children and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology in New Zealand. She also carries a small caseload as a self-employed midwife and is a childbirth educator.