CRAP IN THE CART

And so I’m in the market with a cart-load of groceries waiting in line to check out. The pregnant woman in front of me has what looks to be about a five year old hanging off the grocery cart, screaming. Her three year old, who is sitting in the cart, is wailing at the top…

GUESS DATES, FLUID, AND FAITH

This couple came to see me when they were two days past their “due date” ( remember, Folks, it is only a GUESS date)  with their first baby for a consult.  They were, in their own words, in a state of total anxiety and panic. Their obstetrician had told them that there was too much…

WITCH HUNTS

Another midwife was sentenced to go to jail today. Birth is NOT MEDICINE, and attending a woman in labor is not practicing medicine without a license!! — it is a natural, physiological process that has been going on since the beginning of time – since even BEFORE there was medicine OR doctors.  The witch hunts…