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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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Birth

Dear Baby E, I woke up crampy and tired the morning I went into labor with you. Sleep had been interrupted for weeks and our five year old IKEA mattress was not doing my back any favors. I tried to … Continue reading

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Ambivalence

I see a lot of people who are pregnant and don’t want to be. I also see a lot of people that are pregnant that want to be. But there’s a lot of room in between definitely wanting to be … Continue reading

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