Favorite Memories

Last night, my daughter was sharing her favorite memories of her family members. Her favorite memory of me was a story about when she was little (around 6) and I was still a student midwife. I wasn't supposed to be on call that night, but someone went into labor and my preceptor really needed me [...]

By | October 2nd, 2015|blog|0 Comments

The Very Best Thing

To be a midwife is to hear stories. Women come to appointments and they tell me stories about creating their families or growing their families; they tell me their mothers' stories and sisters' stories. I love to hear them. Yesterday I sat across from a young woman for our first appointment together. She told me [...]

By | November 19th, 2014|blog|0 Comments