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Forum: Homebirth   05-04-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By joycnm
In the area in which I practice, for a home...

In the area in which I practice, for a home birth,  licensed midwives complete and sign the birth certificate; unlicensed midwives complete the birth certificate and have the father of the baby sign...
Forum: Homebirth   02-14-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,666
Posted By joycnm
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Pillowy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-09-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,666
Posted By joycnm
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-07-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,415
Posted By joycnm
I, too, have asked that same question, "Why...

I, too, have asked that same question, "Why would a woman risk birthing alone?"  Then, I realized, that is the same question people ask about my work all the time because I am a home birth...
Forum: Homebirth   11-10-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By joycnm
To carry and administer these medications a CPM...

To carry and administer these medications a CPM must be licensed.  Not all CPMs are actually licensed midwives. That does make a difference.
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   10-03-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By joycnm
Mommyofhero I have no real advice about your...

Mommyofhero I have no real advice about your situation, but I am a midwife who cares for women with mild recto-and cystoceles.  Whenever I am looking for good information on a subject that I know...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   10-02-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By joycnm
MeepyCat I once thought the way you do. I don't...

MeepyCat I once thought the way you do. I don't mean to be condescending, but my 55 years does count for something.  Also my 25 years working in and with the health care system here in the USA and...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   10-01-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By joycnm
I was an OB RN for 10 years and now have been a...

I was an OB RN for 10 years and now have been a midwife for 15 years.  Unfortunately, the anesthesia coverage problem in small community hospitals is a very real problem and my opinion is that it is...
Forum: Homebirth   09-21-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,005
Posted By joycnm
It is kind of interesting & fun to try to figure...

It is kind of interesting & fun to try to figure out where these kind of figures come from, but I believe in due time the reality will come out in the press.  A similar sensationalistic headline...
Forum: Homebirth   09-20-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,005
Posted By joycnm
I just felt the need to reply to the comment...

I just felt the need to reply to the comment about "CEFM" and "EFM" for those that don't understand medical jargon.  This means continuous electronic fetal monitoring.  If you do a web search on...
Forum: Birth Stories   08-18-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By joycnm
I'm a home birth midwife and I see this type of...

I'm a home birth midwife and I see this type of labor often.  In my heart I keep thinking, "Okay, when this thing starts going for real, it's going to go fast!"  Most times it does, but sometimes it...
Forum: Homebirth   08-08-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,650
Posted By joycnm
I think you might be misinformed if you were led...

I think you might be misinformed if you were led to believe the circumcision of your son is as simple as slipping a ring on your finger, because it is not.  I spent 10 years as an L&D nurse whose...
Forum: Doulas   06-30-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By joycnm
I'm a home birth midwife with 15 years of...

I'm a home birth midwife with 15 years of experience.  For the first time, one of my patients will be using a doula for her upcoming first birth.  I have a few questions for the experienced doulas...
Forum: Homebirth   06-16-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 15,531
Posted By joycnm
I agree with a previous poster that transfer...

I agree with a previous poster that transfer time is underestimated in a home birth transfer.  But, as an L&D nurse for 10 years and home birth midwife for 14 years, I would like to correct a...
Forum: Homebirth   05-05-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,863
Posted By joycnm
I have been a home birth CNM for 14 years and I...

I have been a home birth CNM for 14 years and I was an L&D nurse for 10 years  before that.  I used to agree that there is a place for non-nurse trained midwives here in the US, but I have since...
Forum: Homebirth   02-24-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 15,531
Posted By joycnm
The headline "double to triple the risk..." was...

The headline "double to triple the risk..." was a sensational one put out there by ACOG to turn women away from homebirth and it probably did just that because it is human nature to read just the...
Forum: Homebirth   02-20-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By joycnm
The treatment of GBS in labor is a constant...

The treatment of GBS in labor is a constant conversation I have with my fellow midwives.  My question to you is how often were you told to continue this treatment to prevent the GBS from regrowing? ...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,856
Posted By joycnm
For 14 years I've been a home birth midwife. ...

For 14 years I've been a home birth midwife.  I've missed MANY births and I believe this is a two-way street.  It's the woman/couple's responsibility to call me in time and it's my responsibility to...
Forum: Homebirth   12-03-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By joycnm
I'm a midwife and will attest to the biggest...

I'm a midwife and will attest to the biggest fear of any home birth midwife is a baby too big to be born.  I counsel all my women (all horse & buggy mennonites) to reduce/eliminate white sugar from...
Forum: Birth Professionals   07-29-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By joycnm
Thanks again for your reply.  I meant "you" in...

Thanks again for your reply.  I meant "you" in the plural sense, and, yes, I've seen some pretty ugly things said about CPM's vs. CNM's. I, unfortunately, can relate to your comment "life is too...
Forum: Birth Professionals   07-27-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By joycnm
Thanks for your post krst.  I posted here and...

Thanks for your post krst.  I posted here and one other site, and yours was the only reply.  If CPM's are not proud of the education and training they receive (evidenced by the lack of replies to my...
Forum: Homebirth   07-23-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By joycnm
Katie and Alexis you misunderstood my meaning...

Katie and Alexis you misunderstood my meaning about the team approach.  I meant that the woman is part of the team by making decisions on her own and the Health Care Provider (midwife, nurse, OB)...
Forum: Birth Professionals   07-22-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By joycnm
I guess I didn't make myself clear.  I was...

I guess I didn't make myself clear.  I was really asking if the specific points from the NARM website were accurate.  I wanted to hear from REAL CPM's what the extent of their training/education...
Forum: Homebirth   07-22-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By joycnm
The difference in the risk is the term "chronic...

The difference in the risk is the term "chronic HTN" and "well-controlled chronic HTN".  The perinatal risk is much lower in the well-controlled HTN.  That is easy for a midwife to monitor.  The...
Forum: Birth Professionals   07-19-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By joycnm
I'm interested in finding out about the training...

I'm interested in finding out about the training that most CPM's in the US have.  I am a home birth CNM who has always been a proponent of CPM's, but recently read some information about them that...
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