The number one most important job is being a parent. Ask yourself if you are able to do this job to the best of your ability? It takes a tremendous amount of time and energy to meet the needs of a small helpless human. Yet, if we invest early the … [Read more...] about Hope for the Future – Part Two
In a world that seems to have gone crazy on so many levels how do we stay connected with so much change going on? I believe that as old systems break down new and better ones will replace them. What old systems am I referring to? The old power over … [Read more...] about Hope for the Future – Part One
Midwifery Today - Lois Wilson A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I was taught the art and craft of midwifery through study, apprenticeship, and mentoring. It was the mid-1980s, and the landscape of birthing in America was quite different … [Read more...] about Traditional Midwifery, The Traditional Way
BirthLink promotes breastfeeding for moms and babies. Benefits are so numerous we don't even have space to list them. Just consult Google! Most mothers know that breastfeeding is the number one choice for nourishing babies. If you were a baby what … [Read more...] about Why Breastfeed?
Having a baby? No big deal. Get a doctor, go to the hospital, get it over with a quickly as possible...maybe not. Consider that midwives have been attending births for centuries. They were assisting women well before there were medical schools. … [Read more...] about Midwives Today