I'm not a UCer but I have attended to UC families in whatever capacities they choose. I don't think I have a "role" here, nor do I in any forum. I thought I was just a MDC member chatting right along with all the other women.
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|I vary in my thinking - I am usually glad of the input of any woman in the forum but sometimes I feel frustrated when opinions are given from a professional role. If the midwife has birthed UC herself and is speaking from a personal opinion or personal experience, I would cherish that, but I can tell that oftentimes it is from a medical/professional slant. And as a UCer, I avoid that unless something specific calls me to it.|
Originally Posted by mama in the forest
I see the women here who UC or who are planning to UC as the teachers here.
Originally Posted by pamamidwife
I have learned far more from the UC community and my good friend Linda (fourlittlebirds) than I did at midwifery school.
|I wasn't going to post here at all, and mainly stay out of most topics on here, but I have learned far more from the UC community and my good friend Linda (fourlittlebirds) than I did at midwifery school. In fact, it was from my contact with Linda and this forum (and my time on cbirth) that I was challenged to UNLEARN many things|