Fall semester started this week. I am starting ANOTHER year of nursing school. I am trying to remember back to when I began this journy in January 2008. Would I have started nursing school if I knew I would be a student in
This semester I am teaching an online class. This is my first fully online course, though I have worked in hybrid courses. It has me thinking about the online and distance education options available to aspiring midwives. Of course I decided to
Exciting news friends…my abstract was accepted at the normal birth conference. I’ll be presenting the results of my recent meta-analysis of neonatal outcomes with water birth. This one is in Sydney, Australia…but I’m looking forward to meeting any of you who will
It is nearly May so conference season is starting, have you made the commitment to attend one or more? I often hear from midwives that they would like to attend conferences, but they cost too much in terms of time and money.
Do you have a social media presence as a midwife? You may find some helpful tips in the CDCs Guide to Writing for Social Media. Inside you will find examples of how to write for the general public, how to write so
No one really believes the Friedman Curve represents timing of cervical dilation anymore. Modern researchers have used more sophisticated techniques to identify problems with the Friedman Curve, generally about the slope of the line which represents the speed or progress of
I leave for Long Beach, California later this week to attend the AWHONN Convention. If you are going and want to meet-up, send me a message on Facebook. If you are not attending AWHONN, you can also see me at the ACNM
Have you seen the new Pregnancy to Parenting app from Lamaze International? Designed as an educational tool for expectant families, the app is also allowing families to interact with Lamaze educators. Interesting concept. If you are a Lamaze educator you can participate in