Standing at the edge of the portal between the physical and the ethereal is not for the faint of heart. We midwives hold space for people in their most vulnerable moments.
This article first appeared in the Elephant Journal on January 31, 2018. Read that version here. I am a grandmother and recent empty-nester, and it’s given me the time and space to reflect on this gigantic, twenty-year, “Life 101” course from which I just graduated. I read Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, “The Prophet” when I was a
Hey birthy-people – Brrrrr – its chilly, and I don’t mean the nights as the weather grows cooler. The national midwifery vibe is chilly as more and more situations of preceptor abuse and discrimination of midwives of color are brought to light. Unity is what we preach; but rarely what we practice. As the polarization of