"I love it! This is what I want midwives doing. I know that group practice is the ultimate goal and I believe it is the best thing for clients, the best thing for midwives, and the best thing for the future of midwifery. But as I said in my presentation, it's not going to be an easy switch to just jump from A to B, we're in a transitionary phase that may last awhile but that starts with individual midwives doing the hard work of setting up a practice that WORKS FOR THEM so that they can hopefully remain in practice for a long time and train more midwives to do the same. So, high five to you. You are my vision come to life (-:"Read More
When I try to explain the reasons behind this movement to people outside the midwifery community, i'm often met with confusion.Read More
So, I'm back. For awhile at least. I got married (yay!) I honeymooned (in Hawaii, yay!) and I moved into my new pad with my husband (yay!) And now that things are settling in, I have some more time to focus on this page as well as a few more teaching, speaking and writing opportunities.Read More
Hello all! I'm sorry I have been MIA on the internet. My passion has not died and I've been working on some pretty cool real world things to get this idea out to everyone I can.Read More
In my experience, as long as I felt the midwife was competent and attentive at my appointments, I wasn’t concerned with having one particular person attending my births, and both of my babies were delivered with all of my wishes being honored.Read More
Women don't need the presence of a specific midwife in order to have a satisfying and empowering birth experience; they need education, confidence, and support, and I believe that midwives are more able to offer these things when they work in a team.Read More
This is a personal story of where my life passion met the reality of an on-call lifestyle.Read More
My guess is that most of you are here because you saw my video and it struck a chord in you. So now that you’ve looked around you know a little bit more about what I’m about and what this space is about. But where do we go from here? That’s where you come in. We’re supposed to work together right? I have ideas, but I still need more ideas.
Help me, help you.Read More
I’m here because I want more midwives. I’m here because I believe so passionately about the midwives model of care that I want to make midwifery more attainable, sustainable and realistic as a career goal for women.
I love birth. I love women. I love babies. I’m good at what I do. I’m not afraid of it.Read More
This is not about us. This is about moms and babies and dads and families. This is about bringing the Midwives Model of Care to more American families. This is about making the world a better place. Peace on earth starts with birth. Peace on earth starts with midwifery care for moms and babies. This is not about our own individual practices, this is about midwifery. This is about going back to the spirit of what midwifery is. This is about women helping womenRead More