Greetings from the mountains!
I'm in an apprenticeship which is really wonderful.
My preceptor (a CNM) and I attended our first birth together on Christmas morning. It was a beautiful birth and also the birth of her home birth practice- truly auspicious! Was so nice to hear her say that she's found my presence invaluable. ( I can't even begin to tell you what that means to me.)
My story (if you know me, you know it) is long (I'm 51), and begins with an ill-timed,...