Judy Ribner

Judy Ribner, CNM is a homebirther mother and homebirth midwife in NYC. She is finishing her doctorate this summer, a DNP, at NYU. 

A Midwife Mourns

The story of a homeborn baby who dies of SIDS two months later, in a local hospital after attempts at resuscitation. The homebirth midwife shares her story.

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A Family Reborn

I was turning heads.

Here I am in the center of the ultra-orthodox, Satmar Hasidic Jewish community in Williamsburg, New York, jumping out of a bright red jeep with a brown leather birth stool peeking out of my canvas sack. Next to me, Kristen is carrying a bulging briefcase on her back. We walk with purpose, the two of us.

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