The Art of Opening


Parent Saver Radio, Birth Story Circle and Birth Trauma

Birth Story and Birth Trauma Recently I was interviewed on Parent Savers Radio Show about healing following a traumatic birth. Near the beginning of the show each mother tells a brief overview of their stories about their traumatic birth. There…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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