Running for Secretary of the ACNM Board of Directors!

Calling all midwives! I am running for Secretary of the ACNM Board of Directors, as is another great candidate, and there are also elections for President-Elect, Region II Representative, Region V Representative, and Nominating Committee. Check out all of the candidates here! My intention in running for leadership is to bring forward the work of […]


Feminist Midwife Website Up and Running!

You may have noticed a bit of a hiatus from posts on this site. That is because somehow the site was hacked and infected, all over the place. An awesome FM reader’s partner jumped in to save the day, and now everything is CLEAN and ready for lots more writing! Yahoo!!! Big shout out to […]


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!



#TBT – Pressure

For those who have been long-time readers, you know that I currently work at the same location where I completed my integration, which is a fancy word for Nurse-Midwife residency. I specifically chose to return to this location as a clinician, to be with women in this setting, and work against the grain of medico-patriarchal […]

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Monthly chai date

All of these lines across my face Tell you the story of who I am So many stories of where I’ve been And how I got to where I am But these stories don’t mean anything When you’ve got no one to tell them to It’s true… I was made for you – Brandi Carlile, […]


She tells me she and her partner had sex again after only one of them took treatment for chlamydia. Then she told me she can’t afford to refill the med out-of-pocket because she is still smoking cigarettes and joints daily. I ask her how preparations are going for the baby next month, she responds she […]

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