Filed under midwifery

Big changes ahead!

Dear friends, I am excited to let you know that I am slowly re-entering my midwifery practice this spring! I will also be teaching birth ‘prep’ classes specifically for home and birth center birthers, plus a few other fun classes. I am also upgrading my blog and website  and unfortunately I will not be able … Continue reading

Response to Amy Tuteur

A recent blog post of mine titled “’If I were at home, I would have died’ – The trouble with extrapolating hospital birth events to homebirth” received a lot of attention. One blogger, Amy Tuteur, published a scathing response to my piece on her personal blog. I am stunned and saddened by Ms.Tuteur’s hate-filled critique. … Continue reading

The Homebirth of Lucia Mae

What a tear-jerker! This is such a beautiful piece, no wonder it’s been circulating strong around the community. Attended by the lovely Rebecca Egbert of Green Midwife Community Birth Services, whom I’ve had the privilege of birth assisting the past few months.

ROAR by Woman in The Moon Films

Don’t miss this — A smart, powerful  short look at the public politics of birth change, homebirth and midwifery. Featuring legislators, midwives, and mothers. Oh, and there’s a birth in there too! “[There is a] very large amount of institutional resistance to a women having a certain amount of autonomy over their birth…” Woman In … Continue reading

“Where’s My Midwife?”

Nurse-midwifery practices are increasingly being forced to shut down. Here’s how one community of women and families organized, fought back, and won!