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Feminist Worker Profiles – Lena Soo Hee

Feminist reproductive health work necessitates community. Meet those who define themselves as feminist midwives, feminist nurses, feminist writers, feminist doulas, feminist students, and many others! To participate as a Feminist Worker, fill out this survey. This series is based on the Radical Doula profile series by the incredible Miriam Zoila Pérez: find the Radical Doula profiles […]

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this moment

 . . . . . . . . {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the day, week, or year. Would love to see a photo capturing something memorable from your week!

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True Midwifery Care

I recently invited a few midwife students over to watch the season premiere of Call the Midwife. Naturally, when like-minded people are in a room together, the conversation flows. They began discussing their nursing labor and birth rotations at local hospitals, and commenting on the care provision they witnessed. In our big city, there are […]

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this moment

 . . . . . . . . {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the day, week, or year. Would love to see a photo capturing something memorable from your week!

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Anger; Understanding.

I have found myself angry at the women I serve this week. I thought I was disguising this well, and successfully brought nothing but a caring and supportive demeanor into the room. I work so hard to hide the anger I am feeling. But, regardless, I feel it. I am angry that it has been […]

The Collective Someone

I took care of someone today. In processing my chronic evening exhaustion, craving of therapeutic glasses of wine, and inability to focus when out in the evenings, I realize the degree to which I took care of someone each day. Today, I was just as excited for your pregnancy and upcoming birth as you were. […]

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Monthly chai date

I am thankful for March. I am thankful for March even though the snow keeps falling, and the sub-zero wind chills keep blowing, and the full moons won’t quit their impact on the labor floor, and my hatred for treadmill running persists. I am thankful for March because it means that we are even closer […]

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Feminist Midwife Store – 15% off!

In celebration of International Women’s Day, and reaching 1,500 ‘likes’ on Facebook, let’s do a 15% off sale of Feminist Midwife tote bags and stickers! Just in time for winter to end and to celebrate the spring! Prepare for upcoming midwife student graduation, re-opening of farmer’s markets, return of mass cycling to and from work, […]

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