K. Michelle Doyle, home birth attending midwife, shares some thoughts about vacation, being off call, and walking more than 20 feet from her phone.
K. Michelle Doyle reflects on the LCM Stats for 2015
Information on Local Care Midwifery's practice outcomes for 2015 as calculated by MANA Stats Project.
Since the beginning of Local Care Midwifery, I have participated in Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) Statistics project and the American College of Nurse Midwives Benchmarking. Here are the 2014 stats.
Several years ago, I started blogging on Albany.com. When my website was overhauled, I moved my Midwifery, Mothering and Me blog to this site. Some of my favorite posts are still on the Albany.com site. In honor of National Midwifery Week, here is an oldie but goodie. Hope you enjoy this short post.
People ask me all kinds of questions about home birth, midwifery, my background, my equipment, my personal philosophy, my experience... But to this day, no one has ever asked how my surgical instruments are cleaned and sterilized.
My last blog post, Waiting For Babies, was written when many babies, my Blizzard Babies, were due. Now, a week later, I have.....
Nine months ago, I was moving into this house and winter storms followed. Snow fall keeps a midwife busy twice, once with shoveling, once with catching. Nine months ago, I was shoveling. Now, I am ready for those blizzard conceived babies to be born into my waiting hands.
Why in the world would I ever even consider writing a blog post entitled 'How to Report a Midwife in NY'? Because I care about women, babies, and midwives.
LCM turned five and we celebrated with cake and balloons and babies and wagon rides and... Fun! Here are the photos (all 100 of them).