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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!

Room seven delivered, no complications.

Room seven delivered, no complications. Those words would be used to describe and sign out the birth after I left. Room seven delivered, no complications. Such an easy thing to say about an incredibly complex moment. Room seven delivered, no complications. Her partner let us know she wanted to start pushing. The Intern and I […]

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Monthly chai date

July is a month of highs and lows. We are coming off of the celebration of the summer solstice, and after embracing the longest days of the year are now headed back toward the shorter. We ramp up to celebrations of freedom, only to be pushed into taking stock of privilege and naming who is […]

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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!

Feminism

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Feminist Worker Profiles – Up Close & Cervical

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 here. I […]

Kegels: Coochie Crossfit

I am reposting my 2012 post on Kegels, which I subtitled “Coochie Crossfit,” in honor of my first ever CrossFit workout last night. I am working on getting motivated in exercising, and while the workout felt great, it was a bit difficult to get out of bed this morning! So, do your Kegels, and hopefully […]

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Midwifery

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Monthly chai date

The sunshine and rain accompanying the warmer weather on my side of the world are a welcome change to the chilly weather that lingered through May, and I’ll take that as enough of a sign of changes to come. With that, and a deep breath, I greet you with a smile and a hug, and […]

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Release

Have you ever thought about what protects our hearts? Just a cage of rib bones and other various parts. So it’s fairly simple to cut right through the mess, And to stop the muscle that makes us confess. – Ingrid Michaelson, Breakable I became a midwife, and am a midwife, because I want to provide […]

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