Tag Archives: transition

Day of the Midwife

Today is International Day of the Midwife, and after a truly trying week I started reflecting on what this day means for me and my colleagues. Much of the work we do as midwives is completely invisible and this international … Continue reading

Posted in birth, personal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in clinic stories, personal, postpartum | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The beginning of the end

Today marks my last class and final of my graduate education, and in a week and a half, I’ll be starting my integration quarter, where I’ll work (more than) full time as a midwife with the same practice I’ve been … Continue reading

Posted in grad scool, midwifery | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment