Category Archives: Personal

Personal updates on myself or my family

Being Vulnerable

I have never felt as lonely as I felt this past week. It’s nobody’s fault, and I have lots of people who would have LOVED to have helped if they were able to do anything to help! But at the end of the day (and at the end of the week), I felt very alone […]

“At least you had a healthy baby….”

I need to write a blog about cesareans and disappointing birth experiences…but where to start? My mind goes crazy, racing to several different places and wondering where to start. I suppose I should start with myself since my personal experience came first in the line of stories I feel I need to share to illustrate […]

24 hours of Midwifery

In the future I know that I will share many stories of births…experiences that families have generously shared with me – I will be sharing them with you when I’ve received permission. Until then, I would like to tell you birth stories from the midwife’s point of view. No, I’m not going to talk about […]

DAY 2 – do midwives have a life?

Yesterday I wrote my “welcome” message for my blog…and as I read it over today and considered what I wanted my blog to be about, I was struck by the line at the end that I, myself, wrote…” I don’t know how many entries will be professional, how many will be personal…” Why did that […]