Solo midwives will relate to this true story about a transport that disappointed both mother and midwife. She touches on burnout, expectations, and the need for a community of midwives to support each other.
Read more…. Birthing at the Fork in the Road: When Transports Hurt
Photo by Anthony Delanoix
Now is not the time to be afraid you might get “it.” Now is the time to be confident you will heal.
Read more…. Beloved and Cherished Sisterhood of My Belonging
Photo by 东旭 王
Who would have thought that a pandemic from a new virus would boldly arrive while we were going about our everyday service as midwives? For many of us, it raises questions about how to maintain our own health while protecting the health of our clients and their newborns. Fortunately, the little that we know about the virus and pregnancy is mostly reassuring. Read more…. Midwives and Covid-19
Tricks of the Trade – Issue 133
Read more…. Tricks of the Trade
Photo by Phil Botha
Poem for a Shackled Midwife – Poetry – Issue 133
Read more…. Poem for a Shackled Midwife
Photo by Paul Schafer
Photo by L.W.
Stella’s Birth Story: Photo Album – Issue 133
Read more…. Photo Album – Issue 133
Midwifery Today is now an online publication—which is very exciting to us! This change allows us to include value-added material with articles. You will find links that provide further information, videos, or sounds, and there is no limit to the length of articles—long or short. We can include photos without coming up against page limitations that prevent us from fitting them in. I think that offers a lot to our readers. Read more…. Let’s Keep Making Birth Better
Photo by Josh Bean
We are in the midst of a pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus, Covid-19. Midwives and pregnant women need guidance on how to proceed and whether their babies are at risk. Read more…. Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding with Covid-19
Photo by Harli Marten
You are torch bearers of all things sacred during this time of a daily search for truth, connection, freedom, hope, direction. I know you are doing your best to meet the needs of your loved ones, your at-distance families, your clients, while helping the stranger in her need. We have inspired one another in new and creative ways to keep the flow of life from drying up or being cut off. We are doing our best to keep our instinctual wisdom alive while trusting something unknown and unseen. Read more…. Cherished Global Epicenter of Calm, Capable, and Soul-steady