Birth RR

  Today, I was ready. Ready for the sunset to provide all of the needed light in the room. Ready to cry with you, sweat with you, and kneel by your side to breathe with you. Ready to admit, truthfully, yours is the most beautiful baby I have ever seen. Ready for you to inspire me, […]

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ACNM 60th Meeting – Overwhelmed and loving it! 

In the on-ramp process for the Board of Directors, I have had little time to process or write or breathe or eat! I’ll let the ribbons and the buttons speak for themselves. Looking forward to my week of vacation afterward to let my brain catch up to what my body is doing !    

#TBT – The Collective Someone

#TBT – Originally Posted February 21, 2014 … 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 […]

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Famous Midwives: Part 6

‘Famous Midwives’ is a Feminist Midwife blog series to bring awareness to the work of midwives, promote the national and international impact of midwifery, and advertise the images of those known to some by name, to few by face, but to midwives as part of our community. Each “Part” of the series includes midwives considered […]

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Music Monday – Asa, Jailer

Lately I have been listening to the Ibeyi Pandora station (if you are not familiar with Ibeyi, check them out), and this incredible song by Asa came through on the mix. Enjoy. … Asa, Jailer “…I’m talking to you jailer Stop calling me a prisoner Let he who is without sin – Be the first […]

Music Monday: Janelle Monáe, Yoga

And… Janelle Monáe’s awesomeness strikes again! Enjoy today’s Music Monday video. …Crown on my head but the world on my shoulder I’m too much a rebel, never do what I’m supposed ta Bend it never break it, baby watch and I’ma show ya Stretching on my cash, got my money doing yoga Sometimes I’m peachy, […]

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Birth PP

The room was quiet, you were focused, and your family was excited. Everything was going beautifully. The nurse and I commented on how peaceful everything felt. Except for all of the interruptions. A Resident walked in to tell me my two other laborers were at 9cm. I asked the nurse to call my back-up. Turns out the […]

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Famous Midwives: Part 5

‘Famous Midwives’ is a Feminist Midwife blog series to bring awareness to the work of midwives, promote the national and international impact of midwifery, and advertise the images of those known to some by name, to few by face, but to midwives as part of our community. Each “Part” of the series includes midwives considered […]

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