How can we help ourselves and other midwives not burn out from the time-consuming, all-encompassing work that is midwifery? In this article, author Jodilyn Owen offers some sound advice based on her own past struggles with time management and burnout.
Jodilyn Owen is a mother, soon-to-be-midwife, long-time childbirth and parenting educator and doula. She specializes in newborn assessments and was a speaker at the Trust Birth Conferences of 2008 and 2010. She enjoys writing, boxing, belly dancing, hiking and camping and can be found online at www.seattlebirthnet.com.