Midwife Assisted Birth I admire midwives more than any other profession. They support normal physiological birth, for the most part, and treat women with respect during one of the most challenging and vulnerable times of their lives. There is no … [Read more...] about The Gold Standard
Finding the best match, in a provider, is a very individual process. Everyone has different comfort levels with medical intervention. There is a continuum from wanting the most possible to the least – or being some place in between. Knowing where … [Read more...] about Birth Options Consults
(This referenced article in the Wall Street Journal appeared in 2013 and is just as relevant today!) One more vote of confidence, came for midwives, when the Wall Street Journal published an article that questions the medical model. This … [Read more...] about Wall Street Journal Endorses Midwives
How do you make decisions when choosing a practitioner in the birth or alternative medicine communities? I suggest that you interview. Most practitioners are willing to spend 10 or 15 minutes on the phone answering some questions about how they … [Read more...] about Interviewing Practitioners
We live in a culture that puts technology and material wealth very high on the list of the revered and desirable. The first principle in my life is to honor all living beings. Protect and preserve all life. What about babies? We have the seeds of … [Read more...] about Honoring Life: What About the Babies?