Yearly Archives: 2014

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

  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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This life–the Life of a Midwife demands our attention, respect, joy, sacrifice and commitment. Midwives must remain vigilant and open to all the experiences that this path presents us. The phone rang, I am hopeful that it is a client in labor. It has been a couple weeks since I […]

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