by Cassie Moore, ACNM Writer and Editor
When we shared the recent New York Times article “The Midwife as Status Symbol” on our social media channels, many of you had mixed feelings.
Many were delighted that the national newspaper of record was covering midwifery in a positive way and offering up some good information and quotes on why women might choose midwives as their care providers. Some very high-profile celebrity clients talked about the emotional support they’ve gained from midwives...
by Guest Blogger Aubre Tompkins, CNM
Aubre Tompkins, CNM, is in her second year as a midwife. She has been guest blogging about the lessons she’s learned during her first year in a series for ACNM. Check out her first six posts here:
Pearls #1 and #2: Remember to Breathe, and Listen
Pearl #3: Emotions are Healthy
Pearl #4: Be Humble
Pearl #5: Be Water
Pearl #6: It Takes A Village
Pearl #7: Nurture Yourself
It is a well-known fact that this work can be hard on a midwife. The hours a...
It's been a little quiet on the blog since we've been putting so much preparation into the ACNM 57th Annual Meeting, which ends this week. We hope all of you that attended had a wonderful experience. Today, we're pulling in a story from a midwifery client who wrote to us via Team Midwife. If you or someone you know would like to write about your midwifery experience, please head on over to Team Midwife to write your story and share photos! Or browse stories submitted by happy midwifery clients f...