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What’s Normal?

Most of my job as a midwife is recognizing normal. In school, we learn that 90% of what we will see will be normal and healthy. Recognizing abnormal is the kicker. As a student our range of what is normal … Continue reading

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Full Moon

I’m not a superstitious person. I generally pride myself on being able to look objectively at the facts before me, and resist the very human urge to find patterns where there are none. To chalk up strange events to coincidence … Continue reading

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Clinic Vingettes

Almost all OB visits today, almost all women around 30 weeks. A woman with a daughter named Blessing A woman with a crying toddler soothed by a lollipop I supplied and she sucked away while I talked to her mom … Continue reading

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