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Christian Midwives International Conference

Do you have your conference plans set for this spring?  I know it is last minute, but I’m hoping you can work in a stop for the Christian Midwives International Conference.  If not this year, plan for next year. The conference is half retreat, half intensive education.  I enjoy the time I get to reconnect [...]

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Laundry Train

I know many women’s groups offer support of a new family by providing meals for the first week or two after a baby is born.  I was challenged today to think of another way to serve families. Laundry seems to grow fast in the first few weeks with a new baby, so one of the [...]

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Crisis Pregnancy Centers

A friend on a message board brought up an interesting topic last week.  She had started volunteering for her local crisis pregnancy center and discovered the information they had to share with families about birth consisted of two outdated books.  This ignited a passion within her, and I want to help grow that passion in [...]

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New Technology

I am so thankful for technology that makes my life easier. For example, I con now make blog posts directly from my phone.  This means you are more likely to get posts.  We all win. So now I want to know, how do you utilize technology in your ministry?

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Volunteering in Honduras

The next step in my crazy schedule is six weeks in Honduras.  I’ll be volunteering with an organization – teaching neonatal resuscitation in a few places and putting in some hours as a doula in the local hospital. Did this just get you excited, because you have a heart to help internationally too?  If so, [...]

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Student Role

I begin a new chapter of my life tomorrow. It will be my first day as a student midwife at a birth center. I am nervous. I am excited. But most of all I am wondering how I will handle the student role. It is different to be expected to be learning, to know some [...]

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