Monthly Archives: January 2015


Nitrous for Labor 11
****I do not want this to become a discussion on the safety of nitrous for labor.  I am wanting to have a discussion about the philosophy of using something like nitrous.**** Several months ago my birth center started offering Nitrous Oxide (N2O) for the use of pain management in labor. […]

Nitrous for Labor. Yes, No or Don’t Know?


Birth is Elemental 8
  This work, the work of being a midwife, is elemental. Birth itself is elemental; primordial and ancient, rooted in the origins of our species.  In our modern world with all of our conveniences, it can be easy to forget that we are creatures of this natural world. Birth brings […]

Birth is Elemental