Category / My Thoughts

Where do I even begin?  I have sat and thought how I wanted to write and process Aibhlinn’s earth side journey many times, but the story is so much more than just her actual birthing day.  It encompasses days, months, and years of a journey that gave us this precious gift. After several miscarriages and […]

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As a midwife, I play a very active role in the immediate postpartum period with so many women.  I see the unique and different ways the postpartum period unfolds for each family unit.  I have seen some women whose jobs and whose partners jobs allow for adequate time off to help with healing and adjustment, […]

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Photo Credit to Springs of Genesis Birthing Services Cervical scar tissue.  Have you heard about this?  What do you know about it?  More importantly, what does your provider know about it? When I was an apprentice midwife several years ago, I noticed a trend of first time moms transferring to the hospital at 2cm or […]

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Our California Adventure Part 2:  Disneyland

Family picture at Disney California Adventure. After arriving at Union Station in Los Angeles, we jumped right in to three days at Disneyland.  None of us had been to Disneyland so we were looking forward to taking the boys to experience Disney.  The day we arrived happened to be Gideon’s 8th birthday, which made the […]

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2015 Stats

2015 has been quite a whirlwind year.  Learning and growing never cease that is for sure!  It has been a blessing to serve 40 families this year as their midwife.  The early Spring season was rougher than I would have liked, but thankful for the continued growth and lessons.  What a wonderful, powerful year it […]

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