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  1. Pregnancy & Birth
    There is no profession quite like being a midwife. I agree, and would add that there is nothing quite like being married to a midwife. What is a Midwife? Every mother has a right to choose how she wants to birth her baby. The most popular option is frequently a hospital birth with an...
  2. Baby
    For the first time in over 40 years, Alabama legalizes midwives and allows them to deliver babies outside of a hospital as Certified Professional Midwives. Kacy Cavender is one of the of the newly-formed Alabama State Board of Midwifery board members. Last week, her board certified five...
  3. Birth Professionals
    Hey everyone I was hoping to start a new thread on suggestions and reviews of midwifery schools, programs, self-study and the like. I'm trying to decide the best route for me as a 19 year old trying to become a midwife and I would love and appreciate any help and advice I can get ! Thanks in...
  4. Baby
    It's International Day of the Midwife, and worldwide, women are celebrating the wonderful presence midwives have in our birth stories. Here are five reasons midwives make life better! 1. Midwives can lead to better birth outcomes. A recent study, the first of its kind, showed that when...
  5. Baby
    Results from the first global Midwives' Voices, Midwives' Realities survey show more organizations recognize the challenges of midwifery, and want to work to ensure these vital roles continue to help mothers and babies around the world. Midwives in many parts of the world say they face a myriad...
  6. Finding Your Tribe
    So, I'm new to this website. I am not sure where to post this, so I will be posting this in two different places. I currently live in Asheville Nc, and I'm trying to become a midwife. Buttt. As some of you may know, the laws are pretty strict here. You have to go through college to become a...
  7. North and South Carolina and Tennessee
    So, I'm new to this website. I am not sure where to post this, so I will be posting this here and in "find your tribe". I currently live in Asheville Nc, and I'm trying to become a midwife. Buttt. As some of you may know, the laws are pretty strict here. You have to go through college to become...
  8. Green Goods
    The Kentucky Home Birth Coalition has been working with state lawmakers to draft legislation to allow home birth midwifery in their state. I have many friends who have delivered their babies at home, and I have friends who have been forced by law to deliver their babies not at home, as they...
  9. Homebirth
    This is a great blog I wrote about homebirth! Check it out! http://www.serenehomebirth.com/home-birth-blog/home-birth-for-you
  10. Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas
    There is a new Natural store in Gulfport, Mississippi. Luna Babies has a large selection of cloth diapers, slings, ssc, natural mommy products. They also offer mommy to mommy groups, breastfeeding groups, Childbirth Education too. A ton of things. 1820 Pass rd Gulfport Ms 228-357-5574 :x
  11. Pregnancy & Birth
      Helping Families Access Midwifery Care- SB 407 Have you heard of SB 407? Probably not, but it matters to you even if you don't live in California. Anyone who has ever tried to pay for a midwife for an out of hospital birth knows that it is expensive. In California, hiring a home birth...
  12. Florida, Georgia, Alabama
    Hey there, I am looking for some midwife recommendations in or near Atlanta. I live NW of Atlanta and would prefer something a little closer to Kennesaw/Marietta, but I am very leery of OB/GYN affiliates because I do not want the pressure from an OB (I read on their site they rotate the...
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