2010 Stats

I can’t believe I didn’t post at all last year! This might be why: Here’s my stats for 2010. I went from 25 births a year to 74. I had not had a client have a c-section in 5 years but the increase in numbers bought the inevitable increase in transports. 74 Total Births44...
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Akusherka

I had a wonderful opportunity this week when I was asked to speak to a group of medical professionals from Belarus about my job as a midwife. The Belarusian delegation was here for a Community Connections Practical Training Program. “The Community Connections Program, managed by the Bureau...
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Birth Junkies

We midwives are addicted. Our drug of choice: C43H66N12O12S2.AKA Oxytocin.Preferred method of intake: inhalation.Oxytocin is the hormone of LOVE. We all have it (male & female). It’s secreted when we share a meal, sing a song or listen to music, snuggle, and during sex, birth and...
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Dominican Republic

At the end of February I went on a medical mission trip to The Dominican Republic as a supervising midwife to 7 student midwives. Two other certified, licensed midwives also served as preceptors to the students. The trip was organized by a midwife friend who has her own midwifery school and it was...
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