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  • Midwife in South Dakota

    Hey there! I just found out I am expecting my second child, let me tell you a little about my hospital experience with my daughter; we arrived at the hospital around 3 am, the dr's let me labor for 2 hours, during which I was allowed to go into the bathtub for short periods of time but, then my doctor...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by vandervorst on 04-01-2014
  • Italy

    Hi there, I will be in Italy for the summer and will be offering my services to anyone due from the end of June to mid-August - I am fluent in both languages and can attend also as a doula if you wish.... Be well, Rivka
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by montrealdoula on 06-13-2013
  • Looking for info on birthing in the Caribbean...

    Hello! My name is Priscilla and I am a practicing Doula in Northern Canada. My Husband and I are planning on being in the Caribbean for an extended period of time in 2013 on our sailboat. We are currently 10.5 weeks pregnant and are hoping to birth baby #1 somewhere in the Caribbean in June 2013. We...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by WeDoulathat on 12-04-2012
  • Re: Travelling Midwifery

    I'll be having my baby in early April 2013(at least that's when our due date is).We are living in Florence, Italy and I am having a very hard time finding a midwife here. I would love to have an English speaking midwife as well(though I do speak Italian well- English is my first language!). Let...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Kristina on 11-26-2012
  • Re: Seeking Apprenticeship in Naples, Italy

    Hi Alex and Rivka I am also interested in pursuing the same. I lived in Italy in 1996 and have been wanting to go back. My Italian needs great improvement (haven't practiced it since i left)., but am very interested in apprenticing with a homebirth midwife or at a birth center. I am currently enrolled...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by Indigo Babies on 10-24-2012
  • ***28 Day International Midwifery Training **Peru, Nov. 1st 2012** (includes clinical experience)***

    28 Day Training for Midwives and Doulas of all experience levels. November 1st-November 29th, 2012 Featuring classes from Master Midwife and Herbalist Leonie Lange. Elder South African Midwife, Robyn Sheldon Peruvian Health Minister, and verticle birth advocate, Dr. Victor Del Caprio Ayurvedic practioner...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by BrittanyJade on 10-07-2012
  • Re: The home water birth of my third child

    Thanks so much for sharing your birth story and photos. I love, love, love the La Basseine Pool---best birth invention in years. I know just the third time Mom who will love reading this so will tell her to get over here and read it right away.
    Posted to Homebirth (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-18-2009
  • Hope, Dream and Do - Are You Called to Midwifery?

    A new year is the perfect time to take stock of your life. Are you headed in the direction you want for your life? We as birth practitioners and activists are called to help motherbaby have the best birth possible. There are many callings within that theme. You may have a dream to be a doula or a midwife...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 01-02-2009
  • Role of Doulas

    Having both a midwife and a doula in a homebirth is nice. My midwife mentor and one of the column writers for Midwifery Today , Marion Toepke McLean, cautioned us early on that when midwives do too much labor support, our judgment of what is going on may be clouded. Sometimes labor is very long but very...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 05-09-2008
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