A Midwife in Amish Country in Paperback

Today’s the day the paperback version of A Midwife in Amish Country is released! What a wonderful way to celebrate the actual 17th anniversary of its last chapter! I became a NARM certified midwife on November 12th, 2002! Here’s how that chapter begins. A few days after Joshua’s birth, I spent a day working in[…]

What We Do

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[…]

Hello, Battle Creek!

Hello, Friends! I’m excited to announce I’ll be giving a little talk about my book, A Midwife in Amish Country, at the Helen Warner Branch of our very own Willard Library at 6:30pm on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019! I hope to see you all there! Kim Woodard Osterholzer, Colorado Springs Homebirth Midwife and Author Books[…]

If Success Was Measured in Smiles & Hugs

If success was measured in smiles and hugs alone, that would be enough ♥ It turns out there are many ways to measure success! The Barnes & Noble store manager told me on Sunday I’d be welcome back anytime as they’ve been consistently surprised at how often the book is asked for and how well the[…]

Are You Ever Too Late?

Amish America recently sent me a list of questions their readers submitted in response to an article about my book. Erik Wesner, the site’s editor, gave me permission to share a few here on my own site! I thought I’d start with this one and fill in a bit more of the story. “Are you[…]

Back Home—Veronica, the Windi, and a Pair of Vaselined Babies

The theme of my posts these days seems to be “done is better than perfect!” So, here’s another little snippet of my life for you taste. It’s not perfect, but it’s done, and I do hope you enjoy reading about it as much as I did living it! Here we go! We threw a party[…]

WooHoo! 100 Reviews! And Ouch

So, yes! WooHoo!!! A Midwife in Amish Country has 100 reviews on Amazon!!!!!!! I have to admit, though, they aren’t ALL positive reviews! Ironically, number 100 wasn’t positive! Extra ironically, number 100 was written by Peggy Vincent, the author of Baby Catcher, a midwifery memoir I’m in love with! Ah, well. Peggy was actually gracious[…]