Midwifery, Mothering & Me

Michelle Joins The Grow Midwives Team

Announcement: Grow Midwives asked me to join their team and I said YES! I will serve as a Senior Consultant furthering Grow Midwives' work to support midwives and midwifery practices across the US. What a perfect time to join -National Midwifery Week. Thank you Grow Midwives for believing in me -I am thrilled, honored and humbled. And so excited to get started! Note: I am still ...

By |2021-10-06T16:20:41-04:00October 6th, 2021|Events, LCM News, Midwifery, Midwifery, Mothering & Me|

LCM in the Time of Corona: Updated

Local Care Midwifery in the Time of Corona… Update March 25, 2020 Hello Dear Ones, The world has changed so much since I posted the letter below on March 14. As of today, one third of the entire world is ‘locked down’ -movements of people severely restricted to slow the Covid 19 Pandemic. People are working from home. Kids are no longer going to school, or ...

By |2020-09-16T12:09:42-04:00March 25th, 2020|Health, Home Birth, LCM News, Midwifery, Mothering & Me, Other|

LCM Turned 10!

August 3, 2009, the doors of Local Care Midwifery opened for business. And we have been working ever since -attending births both at home and hospital, doing prenatal, postpartum and lactation visits, also plenty of gynecologic, mental health and primary care visits. There have been office and home visits galore, Spring and Fall Open Houses, and the ongoing LCM Moms & More semi monthly meetings. ...

Troy Midwife Loves Babies

It is not often that the camera turns on me -usually I am the one snapping pics. But recently, a momma took the camera out of my hands and captured shots of me and her baby. Looking at these photos, it is obvious that I love this baby. Well, who wouldn't right? She is lovely! But, full disclosure, I truly love babies. And as these photos ...

By |2019-07-24T08:12:32-04:00May 31st, 2019|Midwifery, Mothering & Me, Other|

Michelle on WMHT

Recently, I was interviewed by Jessica Bloustein Marshall of WMHT. Our discussion focused on my chapter in the book 'Nobody Told Me About That: The First Six Weeks'. In this book focusing on the first six weeks of new parenthood, I wrote a chapter about dealing with visitors, balancing your sometimes conflicting needs for privacy and support. Also, check out the Nobody Told Me About That website and FaceBook page.

By |2019-03-06T05:56:28-05:00January 31st, 2019|Midwifery, Mothering & Me, Videos|

Beat the Heat? More like Survive the Swelter

Ok folks a big, long, nasty hot spell is arriving as I type. The forecast puts us above 90 degrees every day in the next week. Here are some requests, suggestions and miscellaneous tips to help you survive the swelter. Please, please, please stay hydrated this coming week. Dehydration can lead to all kinds of nasty things ranging from feeling rotten, to preterm labor, to death. ...

By |2019-03-06T11:16:36-05:00June 29th, 2018|Health, Midwifery, Midwifery, Mothering & Me|
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