…those who navigate the uncertainties involved in early stages of breastfeeding are very likely to come to a place of contentment, simplicity, relaxed feelings about breastfeeding and the holistic health benefits that it promises.
We must be careful about saying these things. Midwives do NOT empower women.
Written by Midwife, Laurie Zoyiopoulos, CPM Something I wrote a couple of years ago after a home VBAC….. Yesterday I was a midwife more than a baby catcher. Some think that the 2 are always the same, but I know that they are not. Most of the time I catch a baby as the mother … Continue reading A Privilege to Witness
…and a haughty spirit before a fall. Last Friday I went mountain biking on the recreational trail near my house. I fell off an 18 foot cliff, landing on the rocks at the bottom of the creek-bed. My dog helped me get up and out of there and I called my oldest daughter to pick me up with … Continue reading Pride Goeth Before Destruction…
My second grandchild, a little baby girl was born on Sunday, June 24th, 2007 at 1:50 p.m. 7lb 2oz, Belle Grace arrived in Crown Point, Indiana in the back seat of our van on the way home from our Allegany Mountains/Niagara Falls camping trip. God is gracious and provided us with a safe place … Continue reading Miss Belle has Arrived!!