I’ve been mulling over a few things in my head, most namely how a midwife can and should handle “risks” with her clients. This topic always brings out the advocate in me.  I was well-trained to believe doctors handle care based on risk, and risk is based in fear.  Fear based practice is bad for mothers and babies because it leads to unnecessary intervention.  Yeah, I totally get that.  And yet somehow that alone is not enough to make me believe the best midwifery does nothing. Because doing nothing can be equally bad for mothers and babies. Before you decide I’ve joined the dark side,Read More →