Yearly Archives: 2014


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300 Babies! Once again, I am honored and humbled to be in this position serving women and their families. I am eternally grateful for my own family who make it possible for me to do what I love; particularly my amazing husband who is my rock and my own Mother […]

Midwife Outcomes, 300 Babies Later


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  Or, Laughing Through Transition. Every birth, every woman, every family and every baby are different. Some birth songs are fierce, some are soft, some songs are shy and some are boisterous. Each one is unique. The wonderful Ina May Gaskin has noted that the cervix and the mouth/jaw/throat are intimately […]

Laughing Through Transition; Aquarium Nets and Naked Men


Our Government in Action
I recently attended the national American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) conference in Washington DC. Part of the conference was a Lobby Day, where attendees visited their state representatives in person to educate them on birth centers and issues that we face.  It was a great experience, myself and the owner […]

Our Government in Action?….



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This life, the life of a midwife,  is not for the faint of heart that is for sure! Here are some examples of issues often not talked about…. My low beam headlights are out, they have been out. I have been driving at night with the high beams. When will […]

Life Of A Midwife: Struggles


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The phone rang, I am hopeful that it is a woman in labor. It has been a couple weeks since I was able to catch a baby, and I feel the urge tickling in my fingers. I can tell instantly from her voice that this is not the reason for […]

Life Of A Midwife: Fluidity


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I have been having a lot of random thoughts lately, so I decided to just list them all together as things that you experience, say and feel as a midwife. Perhaps it will become a little series called Life of a Midwife. Hope you enjoy installment #1 🙂 Midwives talk about sex […]

Life Of A Midwife



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Wow! I am very excited to share that two articles of mine were accepted for publication in the magazine Midwifery Today. For me, this is a huge honor. As fledgling nurse and then midwife, this publication was a powerful source of inspiration for me.  There are no electronic links to […]

Midwifery Today


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Midwife Love may sound silly or cliché, but it is the best description of how I feel right now. I am in love with my midwife-sisters! We are such a diverse and beautiful group of people. Through midwifery, I have had the opportunity to meet women that I otherwise never […]

Midwife Love