Tag Archives: birth

On Choosing to Be a Clinic Midwife

My pace of life is different now. There’s less sprinting from labor room to labor room. There’s fewer tears, less pain. My path is different, but my stride feels the same. Being a midwife who doesn’t catch babies is a … Continue reading

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Liminal: The State of Betwixt and Between

I was texting with a friend the other day about the state of being almost. Almost done but not quite. She compared it to being at mile 20 of a marathon. You’ve completed so much already and there’s only six … Continue reading

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As I alluded to in a previous post, there are new, exciting things on the horizon for 2015. Tomorrow, I will give formal, written notice that I will be leaving my current position in order to move to a position … Continue reading

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Leading up to Transition

How does one transition into transition, per se? How does a student midwife make the transition from observer and learner to realizing the full weight of the task in front of her, make decisions, and realize the power and vulnerability … Continue reading

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