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 ...
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 ...
Happy Mother's Day to you. Here are flowers for you, so many flowers. May their beauty remind you of your own beauty. May their variety remind you of your uniqueness. May their delicate strength remind you of your own amazing resilience. Love, Michelle and all of Local Care Midwifery
Here are the 2018 LCM stats and Michelle's musings
This year is a year of anniversaries, of major milestones. For me, 2019 marks 30 years of marriage, 20 years as a licensed midwife, and 10 years of having my own practice, Local Care Midwifery. And today, is the first of those milestones -the 30th Anniversary of marriage to my beloved, Kevin Doyle.
MedScape Medical News: Troubling Gap in Hospitals' Obstetric Complication Rates This article is about the need for feedback to hospitals about their rates of OB complications compared to other hospitals. What I took away from this article from is absolute horror that US hospitals are doing so poorly. "At low-performing hospitals, 22.55% of patients delivering vaginally experienced major complications such as hemorrhage, infection, lacerations, and thrombotic events, as ...