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[…]

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[…]

Conference!

The 2018 Winter Park Conference was a magnificent success, and those of us who had the pleasure of attending agreed to be part of what we hope will prove the first among many returns of the informative and nourishing event a thing to treasure. Our time together opened with the opportunity to renew our certification[…]

Meet Midwife Pam Crowl – 37 Years Catching Babies in Colorado

We haven’t done a Midwife Highlight in a while, but after being moved to tears by this beautiful story, I can say I’m truly honored to have the opportunity to share the tiny but mighty Pam Crowl with you. Pam was one of the first midwives I encountered after I moved to Colorado. We met at a workshop and she[…]

Meet Jill Roper, Michigan Midwife

It’s time for another Midwife Highlight, and I thought it would suit to share the story belonging to Jill Roper – the woman who’s the reason I’m this moment serving at MamaBaby Haiti. Jill and I met on-line last year, and, though we’ve still only ever talked on the telephone and by email, we immediately[…]

Sarah York, Apprentice Midwife!

Meet the Amazing Sarah York! I’m very pleased to introduce Sarah York this morning, my newest apprentice! When I made the decision to marry Steven and move to Colorado in the winter of 2013/2014, I fully understood I was relinquishing something I loved with all my heart – my work as a homebirth midwife with the most wonderful partner,[…]