Midwifery vs. Medical Model of Care
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In this post we are featuring an assignment from one of our most-recently certified doulas, Holly from Louisiana. This particular assignment (assignment 1.1 from unit 1 in the main course) addresses the difference between the two predominant models of  care … Read More

Managing Second Stage Labor
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When I was working in the hospital, I came across data and research that supported managing second stage labor in a different way than what I was taught. In the hospital, we were taught to start pushing as soon as … Read More

Midwifery Credentials
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Ever wonder what the differences were between the different types of midwives? I’ve pulled together some info to help you in figuring that out. Hopefully this will help when choosing which care provider to work with.

Interview with a midwife
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This was an interview that I did with a local midwife.  My main objective was to discuss continuity of care among professionals. What was your path to midwifery (in terms of schooling and credentials), and why did you choose this … Read More

Review of Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers
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This was an article that I had to write for my midwifery courses.  The original article is linked below.  Enjoy! Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers Witches, midwifes and nurses: A Review