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Why Breastfeeding Matters to Babies and Mothers

This post was originally published today on the World Vision USA’s blog.

When I visit low- and middle-income countries like Ethiopia, Zambia, the Philippines… 614 more words

Maternal Health

A Love Letter to My Dear Sisters in Christ

To my dear sisters in Christ,

Thank you, thank you, thank you. It’s the song in me this morning.

Thank you for walking in grace, transformed and renewed by the Spirit. 468 more words

The Roasted Birth Plan

I can’t claim to have authored this most hysterical satire on birth plans, but I will say that the person who did write it is one of the most compassionate and capable physicians I know – in addition to being extremely midwife, doula, hypno-birth and birth plan friendly. 723 more words

Medical Theme

Summertime Madness- University prep!

Hello all,

Firstly, I apologise for neglecting you all and this blog over the last month or so! It’s been a mad six weeks and let me tell you why… 1,178 more words

Midwifery

Week 13: No more birth stories

Birth stories are captivating, entrancing, consuming. I have always loved hearing them and reading them. The doula part of me listens openly and with compassion, listening for the moment of power, which is always there no matter what the story and no matter what the outcome. 907 more words

Personal

Midwive Madness

So I had my 12 week appointment with the midwive this morning. I was full of fear of what my blood test results would say, too much sugar, not enough iron, some awful disease? 519 more words

Family

Win £50 worth of Amazon vouchers

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You could be one of 10 lucky winners who will receive £50 worth of Amazon vouchers! 89 more words

Nurses