Monthly Archives: January 2010

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 […]


Beautiful words, aren’t they? I have always found Latin to be quite beautiful – but I’m going to officially adopt these words and pray that some day they become at LEAST as mainstream as the Greek term “Doula”. Language is so very powerful and it’s often taken for granted. George Orwell knew this to be […]

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 […]


Welcome to my BLOG! My husband has bothered me for YEARS to start a blog, and even though I love writing I have resisted until now. My reason? Why would anyone want to read what *I* have to say?! But sometimes there’s the desire to speak even if nobody seems to be listening (I have […]