Category Archives: Politics

Ah, validation….

….you bring such mixed feelings. I’ve been loud and clear about my reasons for moving, and now it’s happened somewhere else: North Carolina. I’m sad for my midwife sisters and for their clients, but I’m not surprised and horrified. Advertisements

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A few random opinions

Hi all, I have a lengthier post coming up with some of my recent experiences, but today I’m trying my hand at giving myself permission to do a short post, and/or not waiting to do a post just because I … Continue reading

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OK, guys, rally up!

Many, if not most, changes in obstetric care in the past 50 years came about not because the medical establishment or even medical research thought it was a great idea. Change came from CONSUMERS. Let me try to do this … Continue reading

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Within one hour of my post I got an email from Monica Greenfield, Coordinator of the Department of Professional Practice & Health Policy at the ACNM, AND from Nancy Brannin, a midwife who left New Mexico because of similar (maybe … Continue reading

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Big news

TO MY CURRENT PATIENTS: What you are about to read will NOT happen until NEXT FALL. Repeat after me: NEXT FALL. OK, gonna jump now. I’m moving to Canada next year. Yep, seriously. I want to move to Canada because … Continue reading

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Illinois political candidates for governor

I promise more sweetness and light is coming, but this just NEEDS to be said. This is from Pat Quinn’s office, regarding advanced practice nurses: As a candidate for Governor, do you support independent practice for advanced practice nurses? Please … Continue reading

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