Tag Archives: Clinic

Review

This past week I have finally been able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I have one more full week of work at my current job before I have a week and a half break before … Continue reading

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Year One

I have been in midwifery practice for a full year. No longer can I cling to the safety of the label “new grad.” This year has been one of immense change and learning, both personally and professionally. I started thinking … Continue reading

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Dear Med Student/Confidence

Dear Med Student: I’m really trying to understand that you are scared because you are in pain. You came into my office to have your birth control method checked on. I gave my recommendation for your follow up care, which … Continue reading

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Well, that was awkward.

Lest, dear readers, that you are all left with the impression that I am a calm, cool, and collected midwife, I would like to deeply shatter this perception by letting you all into the private world in which I do … Continue reading

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When All of A Sudden You’re A Teacher

This past week I walked in to work on a dreary Monday, still half-caffeinated, and a chipper young medical resident walked right into my office and introduced herself as the resident working with me today. I tried to hide my … Continue reading

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Six Months: Where I Was, Where I Want To Be

This coming week marks my first six months in practice. It’s been a whirlwind of a 6 months, and I can hardly believe it’s been three months since I have been “set free,” so to speak, and have been practicing … Continue reading

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#YesAllWomen

A curious and exciting thing has happened in the wake of the horrible mass murder in Southern California over the weekend: women are speaking out. Women are telling their stories loud and clear over twitter. What are women talking about? … Continue reading

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