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The Same Hands: My Experience with the Midwifery Model of Care

May holds International Day of the Midwife.  Midwives have attended to my prenatal care and delivery in two of my three pregnancies.  They have played a vital part in the success of my birth plans and have encouraged me in the labor marathons when I felt like giving up just feet from the finish line. […]

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When All is Not Calm and Bright: Giving The Gift of Holiday Help

Silent Night used to be one of my favorite Christmas carols.  Now that I have parented through three first Christmases, those tender lyrics sting a bit.  Nothing has ever been calm and bright for me in those first few months with a newborn.  Those first Christmases were bittersweet for me.  Returning to work after maternity […]

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