All Posts Tagged ‘nurse-midwife’

  • Sleep and Childbirth

    Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

    It isn’t any surprise that I don’t sleep much. Years ago, when I was seriously deciding about whether to become and OB/GYN or a Nurse-Midwife, my biggest concern was sleep. My golden sleep and whether or not I was going to get enough of it. I was so concerned with having to be awake at night that I wasn’t sure I could do any kind of work that potentially involved my needing to be awake and/or functioning during non-daylight hours. My passion for childbirth created a dilemma there. Labor and birth, I’m afraid, do not necessarily, and conveniently occur around desirable sleep hours.

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  • What Is Your Maternity Medical Coverage?

    Monday, March 6th, 2017

    All the recent controversy over a new health care plan has reminded me about the maternity medical coverage items you’ll want to investigate with your own insurance company.

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  • Birth Centers – An Excellent Blend of Home and Hospital Birth

    Monday, October 10th, 2011

    As you know, I am pretty outspoken about my concerns regarding homebirth. There is, however, an excellent blend of the comforts of homebirth with the safety of a hospital – a birth center. Although, the choice to have a more natural, nurse-midwife attended birth is frequently available in a hospital, it is a core principal in a birth center.

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