I've officially finished my first semester of midwifery school. The cycle has come to a close and I'm left to reflect on what that time has offered, taught and inspired within me. Anatomy and physiology remains my biggest takeaway and I'm grateful for the deepening of knowledge that I've already found connecting the finer points … Continue reading Awareness Of The Outcome Focus
"The path isn't a straight line; it's a spiral. You continually come back to things you thought you understood and see deeper truths." ~ Barry H. Gillespie The past few months of relative gave me lots of time to think about where I'm currently coming from with my birth work. I've reflected often over the past four years … Continue reading Birthkeeping
These past few weeks have been incredibly difficult for me, not only in terms of transitioning my family into new routine and daytime locations, but in transitioning myself and my philosophies into an institutional environment. As the leaves have fallen off the trees, I've been falling apart. I've fallen away from myself. I stopped honouring my … Continue reading Acts Of Will
I've been remiss in my writing lately, though I've been keeping up a few small posts on my Instagram. I've had a thousand thoughts running through my mind these past couple months as I transition out of doula work and into midwifery, but have had no desire to put fingers to keyboard - which for … Continue reading The Space Between
April, for me is an upheaval month. If there is some sort of life changing event, illness, announcement or shift in my life, it undoubtedly will happen in April. Twelve years ago, April saw a pandora's box of chronic illness brought to my doorstep. April of 2008 saw a positive pregnancy test for my firstborn son … Continue reading Into The Fray ~ MMI
"It was our first official pilgrimage into the world of authentic midwifery and we were excited to steep ourselves in the wonderful energy and wisdom of Ina May Gaskin, Pamela Hunt and the rest of the amazing midwives living there."