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  • Re: direct-entry programs

     I'm so sorry, Jenni. That's very frustrating. Usually, they're very prompt with emails. We have a conference coming up and maybe that has everyone a bit behind. I don't have your direct email to reference, but I'll try to bring this to their attention. The anatomy course is very good. I took it my first semester.
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     Hi Alex and others, Just wanted to say that I love MCU. I consider myself apprentice-trained (or in training and school trained. I work closely with my preceptor - getting hands-on experience, bouncing ideas, clarifying items that come up - whatever! My school work and "clinical" work mesh together nicely to make a well-rounded ...
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     "do you have any evidence for your dramatic assertions" -- Just giving my thoughts, didn't know I needed to cite references! LOL! However, anyone can go to the ACOG and AMA websites and read their view of homebirth. I don't think it's far-fetched to say that ACOG would prefer all births to take place in hospitals with a ...
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     Hi Gloria! So nice to see you here! My post was not that it would be the worst thing that could happen, but "probably the worst thing that could happen for midwifery". My meaning was that midwifery is really coming into a lot of attention and that has ACOG and hospital-supporters already chomping at the bit to squash us. What a ...
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     I'm not very experienced with forums. I'm more of a Yahoo! groups girl, but thought I would give it a shot!  I am a mother of 3 homebirthed babies (9, 7, and 5). I am also homeschooling my kids. I began teaching natural childbirth and doula-ing in 2003. In 2005, I became a Birth Assistant for the midwives who ...
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