Yearly Archives: 2015

Birth Happens 2
Birth Happens! Sometimes it happens so quickly that you barely have time to catch the sweet baby, let alone make it all the way inside the birth center! Midwives are used to quick thinking and even quicker responses. Thankfully, these skills were at my fingertips for this birth. The other […]

Birth Happens-Life of a Midwife

What is the Worth of a Midwife? 8
This is a question that I often find myself contemplating. What is the worth of a midwife?  I wish to be able to give my knowledge and support to every person who would want it.  The reality is that that is not really possible. This is a fine line we […]

What is The Worth of a Midwife?

Power of Choice 4
I have some soap boxes to get on today. There is a lot of “doctor or hospital blaming” that can happen in the natural childbirth community. Some of it is deserved and some of it is not. What is becoming clear to me is that for any real change to […]

Power of Choice

Birth is Elemental 9
  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