Another twin birth story from 2010, though this one is as much the story of the heart and soul of midwifery as it is a birth story.
As I continue to share my reasons for writing Homebirth: Safe & Sacred, I’d like to visit the idea of perspective, perception, and prejudice. I mentioned in a post I shared in August about a conversation I had with a hospital-based birthworker about our transfers. I described our encounter this way: She shared a bit[…]
I wrote last week I intend to share some of the reasons I decided to write Homebirth: Safe & Sacred. I started with a bit about safety. This time I want to share a bit about sacred. And, of course, that means I’m still sharing about safety. As my friend, Dana McLaren, so aptly put[…]
I’d like to spend the next few weeks sharing some of the reasons behind the creation of Homebirth: Safe & Sacred with you. We’ll begin with this one. A reader commented on a Facebook post recently that she wonders if the overuse of birth interventions in American hospitals might be inspired by a desire for[…]
Hello, Friends! A dear friend of mine with a very busy practice among the Amish in Michigan is battling a health issue and looking for someone to come tend to her clients—hopefully, temporarily. She’s looking for a “Christian CPM who’s also a NARM qualified preceptor” as she has several students working with her who’d like[…]