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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
  • Giving birth in India

    My husband and I moved to Kerala, India just over one year ago. We are now expecting our first child in July. We are both from the US, but will not be going back for the birth. Both my husband’s mother and my own have had multiple home births with no complications. I have always wanted a home birth...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by DaniellePalmer on 03-06-2014
  • Advice For Becoming A Midwife

    I am a bit confused about which path would be the best and most affordable for me to become a midwife. I have an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts with a Minor in Anthropology(still have debt from this degree) and a Masters Of Science in Education. No Nursing Degree, missing math requirements, anatomy...
  • Re: looking for apprenticeship

    Hello and congratulations on your curiosity about midwifery and willingness to investigate further. I would be happy to help you understand the various ways to accomplish the goal of complete training followed by service to the community as a dedicated midwife. You can reach me on my cell phone most...
  • CNM Home Birth Laws

    I am starting back to school in January but am still working on my prerequisites. Since there are a few differences in prerequisites for nursing school and the CPM program at Bastyr I feel like I need to choose between CNM and CPM so I don't waste money. My husband is in the military so the laws...
  • Midwife in Peru?

    I am in touch with a group of women living in Peru, in the area around Cusco. They are all due in the coming fall and winter, and are looking for a homebirth midwife who would be willing to live in the area, provide prenatal care, and attend their births. Please let me know if you have questions, are...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by montrealdoula on 07-08-2013
  • 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
  • Re: Travelling Midwifery

    Hi Kristina, I hope you have had a good holiday season. I would be very interested in talking to you about your options. I am fluent in Italian and have experience with the Italian hospital system. Are you thinking about a home birth? Have you found a midwife yet? We lived in Fiesole for a couple of...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by montrealdoula on 01-04-2013
  • 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
  • Nursing student/wife/mom looking into missions

    Hello! I am in my senior year of nursing school in Illinois for my baccalaureate degree. I am on track to graduate December 2013. I started school full-time, but switched to part-time when my son was born. I had a homebirth in January (2012) with a CPM (though not licensed in Illinois) and a family friend...
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