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Happy International Day of the Midwife!

Today, we are celebrating our midwives and sending them love.  Midwives do a tremendous work in the communities they serve.  The Midwifery Model of Care brought the opportunity for healthy birth to so many mothers whose options were limited.  We … Continue reading

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Supporting Homebirth and Birth Center Midwifery Care for Rural Kentucky Women

Last week the Kentucky state legislature passed Senate Bill 110 which will allow optometrists to perform some basic laser surgery procedures that have generally been limited to opthalmologists.  The bill is aimed at improving the possibilities of eye care in rural … Continue reading

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A Bill Proposing Federal Recognition of CPMs to be Introduced Soon – Great News for Rural Women

M.A.M.A. – The Midwives and Mothers in Action Campaign has been working diligently for sometime for federal recognition of certified professional midwives (CPM) both so women’s access to the care they provide can be increased, and so that CPMs can … Continue reading

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Inspirational Birth Quotes

Ina May Gaskin, CPM – Spiritual Midwifery (1977) We have found that there are laws as constant as the laws of physics, electricity, or astronomy whose influence on the process of the birthing cannot be ignored.  The midwife or doctor … Continue reading

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More on Homebirth and the New Meta-Analysis

There is still quite a bit of discussion online and in the media about the new meta-analysis I mentioned in my previous post.  It seems that birth had become political in many ways.  It has been categorized as either feminist/anti-feminist, … Continue reading

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Is Homebirth a Safe Option?

Last week there was an article released online with a print version due in September of this year in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology on a new “study” or meta-analysis of the safety of homebirth by Joesph Wax … Continue reading

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Resources and Treats for Expecting Mothers in Southeastern, Kentucky

There are some exciting things going on in our area pertaining to the world of expecting mamas.  I wanted to take some time to share and compile these opportunities into one space.  Below is a listing of some of the … Continue reading

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