Astrid Grove, LM, CPM currently lives in central Vermont where she serves as a community midwife, maya abdominal massage practitioner, and herbalist. To learn more visit her Web site at www.birthrootmidwife.com.
We worked really hard to get rid of the bed pan, but the bottom line was cleanliness. If we didn’t use the bed pan we would have more blood to clean up and more chance of infection in the clinic. It’s a hard call at best.