Monthly Archives: February 2011

Clinic is never dull! Last week, we had a day of SROM (spontaneous rupture of membranes) checks…when a Mama thinks her water may have broken, so she comes in for us to verify one way or the other. Something was in the air, and tricking ladies into thinking their water […]

its always something

I had been at the birth center alllll day and was TIRED. (We had had two gorgeous little ones in the morning, more about those births later as they were both difficult.) Since the previous births had been tough…I had had some serious adrenaline highs and then crashes…which makes for […]

the sunny side

Of course, its not only about catchin babies. I have to admit that I do have the “baby catching bug” and it was originally what brought me to midwifery. However, I definitely love the rest of my job as well. Clinic days are often fast and never boring. I love […]

never a dull moment…

The labor can best be described as full of grace. The Mama was focused and serene in her power, her husband was loving. She progressed steadily and evenly, spending time in the pool, walking, on the birth ball and in the bathroom. While on the toilet, she started pushing and […]