Tag: midwifery

On-Call

I’ve had a lot of folks ask me, ‘What does it mean when you’re on-call?’ Usually clients are curious what they’re paying for, or prospective Doulas are curious what it entails. Since I’m finally off call for the summer, I thought it would be…

West Virginia Doula

I thought I’d write a post about what it’s like to be a Doula in West Virginia, rural WV.  Including my work as a student midwife attending homebirths as well, since the experience isn’t all that different. Today, for example, I’m sitting at my…

A New Path

“The Midwives Model of Care includes: monitoring the physical, psychological and social well-being of the mother throughout the childbearing cycle. providing the mother with individualized education, counseling, and prenatal care, continuous hands-on assistance during labor and delivery, and postpartum support.” (from the Midwives Alliance…