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[…]

Safe and Sacred Birth

Early last fall a family expecting their seventh child contacted me per the possibility of a homebirth. Almost the first thing the dad said was, “Well, I know it’s riskier, but we live way out of the city, and we barely made it to the hospital last time, and my wife just really wants to[…]

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[…]

Event Number Two Along the Glorious North Shore

A week after hosting the screening of Why Not Home? The Surprising Birth Choices of Doctors and Nurses, at 6:00 Wednesday evening, July 24th, Sadie Sigford and I will be hosting a follow-on event at the Grand Marais Public Library! We’ll be discussing American homebirth and homebirth midwifery with an in-depth look at our statistics,[…]

Why Not Home?

Hello, Friends! It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, hasn’t it? The reason — even reasons — for this season of silence are far, far from meaning nothing’s going on over here! But none of those reasons are what this post is about, actually. I’m actually posting to announce I’m way up in northern[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Q&A Book Give Away at Amish America!

Good morning, Friends! Amish America sent over a list of twenty questions from their readers last week! Follow the link below to read my answers and enjoy an opportunity to win a signed copy of my book! A Midwife In Amish Country: Author Kim Osterholzer Answers Your Questions (Plus Book Giveaway) Kim Woodard Osterholzer, Colorado[…]