The 16 Week Visit

We’re continuing our series on routine prenatal care around here and shifting the series to Mondays instead of Wednesdays! With the bulk of the laboratory testing, physical exam and an established due date, routine obstetric care moves into a prevention, assessment and education cycle. The point of this series is two-fold: Provide education from the…

My Obstetric Fistula (Part 2)

Last week I shared part one of my fistula story. Today I’m sharing part two. The recovery from my fistula surgery was hands down one of the hardest mental and physical things I have ever done. This was mainly because the pain from natural childbirth was the basis for my previous pain scale but my…

The State of Midwifery (Part 3): Advocate for Midwifery

Hello Monday 🙂 You snuck up like you do every weekend. The last topic in our series (Part 1 and Part 2 are here if you missed them!) on the State of Midwifery is applicable to everyone: ADVOCATE FOR MIDWIFERY. You can act on this simple idea from exactly where you are. VOGUE magazine said…