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 |2020-03-25T18:11:00-04:00March 25th, 2020|Health, Home Birth, LCM News, Midwifery, Mothering & Me, Other|

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|

MedScape Medical News Troubling Gap in Hospitals’ Obstetric Complication Rates

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 ...

By |2019-03-05T12:30:12-05:00August 9th, 2014|Health, Other|