Midwifery, Mothering & Me: The Blog
is named “Midwifery, Mothering & Me” because the words all start
with M which is my favorite letter, because each of the topics are within my
areas of expertise, and most importantly,
because, hopefully, these subjects are appealing to you.
my second decade as both a CNM and a NYS LM, my third decade as a mother and my
sixth decade breathing Earth’s oxygen rich atmosphere, I am certainly
experienced (if not entrenched) in this blog’s chosen topics.
and experience are enough to be able to blog on a subject; I certainly have
those credentials. Hopefully, I also possess a point of view that will give you
something to think about, an ability to communicate my passion enough to draw
you in, and a hint of humor to keep you coming back.
get to it, shall we?
birth is important.
how we are born is important.
health care is Important and quality maternal, newborn and women’s health care
is vitally important.
midwifery is about being with woman;
at its finest, midwifery is a profession of mindfulness.
I LOVE being a midwife.
gentle, steadfast, loving care of children is crucial to raise responsive and
the term Mothering embodies such care (no matter the gender of the caregiver).
children are our future, literally and metaphorically.
Mothering Magazine is gone and it helped me so much as a new mother.
so much of mothering, especially the early years. Is lonely, monotonous work
I LOVE being a mother.
we all have a Self, a Me.
caring for Self is important.
all of us need to stop, breathe, breathe a little deeper, and take the moment to
experience our essence, our Self.
midwifery and mothering are what I do, not who I am.
as corny as it sounds, I LOVE being me.
invite you to join me on this blogging journey. Meet me back here weekly (or
more often). Add Midwifery, Mothering
& Me to your blog list. Grab the RSS feed.
Send questions. Leave comments. Or perhaps, simply, take a moment in
your day and breathe, deeply and slowly breathe, mindful for a moment of your
relationships with women, children and self. Breathe again. Then let your eyes
May all babies be born into