I remember a conversation with a nurse-midwife many months ago when I was deciding how to proceed with midwifery training. Her advice? Work for at least a year before beginning midwifery school. She explained that women will show up with bottles of prescription medications wanting her to tell them if they are safe in pregnancy. She felt at a disadvantage when she started as a midwife for not having a better grasp of many common medications. Here I am, less than a month to the start of the new semester, with her words still ringing in my ears. As a nurse-midwife I will be primaryRead More →