Monthly Archives: December 2011

Imprint: The Birth of Generations

I was going to get back to Imprint, but I thought I’d start with a story that occurred a few years after Imprint was created. My middle daughter, Amayi, when she was about 4 years old was looking at her … Continue reading

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Mary Birch Hospital for Women: Feigning Powerlessness

On December 18th, 2011, over 50 men and women showed up for a rally for change in front of Mary Birch Hospital for Women. Mary Birch has one of the highest cesarean birth rates for first time mothers in the … Continue reading

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Midwife History: Articles from the 70s and 80s

I’m looking through articles from 1977 about home birth’s resurgence. So much mirrors that time now as “doula” becomes a common household word and homebirth has increased by 20% even before “The Business of Being Born” came out. One article … Continue reading

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Using your BRAIN: Soliciting Informed Consent

Using Your BRAIN: Soliciting Informed Consent So I am going to be teaching (mentoring) Documentation and Charting to the new group of students going through Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery. Of course, since this is the first time I have been … Continue reading

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