Monthly Archives: January 2014

Birth Control Day

I love birth control starts. Good thing I had about 10 today. Almost all women between 15 and 20. Most of these women have never been on any kind of birth control before. As many of you know there are … Continue reading

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I have no idea what I’m doing. I totally know what I’m doing.

I’ve had two full weeks of clinic now. I show up early. I put on my long, white coat, I walk into rooms, and patients look at me like I’m the expert. I am a terrible liar. ┬áBut I have … Continue reading

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Testing of the Commute and Thoughts on Beginning

This weekend C and I tested out my bike/ferry/bike commute. I will spend a considerable amount of time on the ferries of Washington state (the largest ferry fleet in the world, I might add!), and I was nervous to commute … Continue reading

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“You should really find a full-scope job,” or, the story of how I decided to be an abortion provider

I have recently accepted a (nearly) full-time position at a reproductive health clinic. They focus on well-woman care, birth control, STI prevention and management, primary care and abortion services. This means many things for me as a new midwife, namely … Continue reading

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