Resources

Below are a variety of articles and links for further education, information and sometimes entertainment. Please be careful what you allow into your mind and heart during this time. You can find anything on the internet. Read judiciously.

September 16, 2018

It's very easy to find birth stories, and nearly every one is from the mother's perspective. I'm a mother and imagine that I will always be able to recall my children's births. However, there isn't a lot available from the father's perspective. My post will take the re...

We hear about how strong we are as we make it through birth, but what about after the birth? We muster the strength to make it through the first few days and nights as our bodies begin the process of recovery: milk blasting through our breasts, nipples raw, bruised and...

I always ask that if the family would like to share their story with me, to please do so. I am the recipient of such kindness and have been given permission to share these stories and photos. 

You are invited to take a peek into the journey of Crista and Jeremie's home...

February 8, 2017

I had the pleasure of sitting with a friend for lunch after our prenatal appointment. Over the course of her last 2 pregnancies and the space in between we have become friends. I feel that, as a Certified Professional Midwife, I have the very unique opportunity to trul...

February 25, 2016

 

The weekend of a (this) midwife:

 

Friday, early morning- labor sit in the wee hours for about three hours until contractions completely stopped, go home and take kids to school. Try to rest a little throughout the day, but sleeping during the daylight hours is tricky....

November 23, 2015

I have had people ask why I do what I do. What do I eat only vegetables? Why did I choose to send my children to a Montessori school? Why did I have a home birth? Why didn't I want the drugs? Why am I a midwife?

Take a seat, get comfy. Here you go- Simply, I l...

October 30, 2015

 

You will quickly learn that as a mama-to-be (and then also as a mama) "googling" can be a tight downward spiral into conflicting information, horror stories, and mommy-blogging rants. Do yourself and the wee baby inside of you a favor - don't fall into this rabbit h...

October 28, 2015

Due Date Calendar

http://www.yourduedate.com/

Evidence Based Birth: Current evidence based information regarding pregnancy and birth

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/blog-topics/

Preparing Siblings

http://www.phdinparenting.com/blog/2011/3/23/preparing-an-older...

October 27, 2015

Evidence Based Birth: Home Birth

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/what-is-home-birth/ 

Aviva Romm, MD: An MD, CPM and herbalist

http://avivaromm.com/?s=home+birth 

Midwives Alliance of North America: landmark home birth study

http://mana.org/research-1

Midwifery Today Home Birt...

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