I've discovered this year that midwives really do practice between two worlds. Our schooling is structured within a particular culture, one of teachings passed on by grandmothers of the profession but also filled with rigorous scientific method and evidence-based practice. We speak midwifery to our clients but speak traditional obstetrics when we consult. We fiercely protect … Continue reading Between Two Worlds
I'm sure the conference meant different things to every but to me, it was about being united. It was about energy - to inspire, to strengthen, to share knowledge. Proud to say that this blog post has been shared by the Canadian Association of Midwives and the Association of Ontario Midwives among many others. Thank you!
Just a few practice pearls of my own for NC...
Trigger Warning: Trauma, abuse, violence against women. My personal thoughts and experiences on caring for women with trauma.
Two weeks in and I've been at 5 births and countless clinic visits (prenatal and postpartum). Having so much fun catching babies, taking blood, talking to clients, loving my clinic and all the midwives there, and in general really happy I picked midwifery and midwifery picked me!