Birthwork is Activism

‘Birth work is activism’- we’ve all heard the phrase, and it’s true that in so many different ways as midwives and student midwives this is our role. It’s one of the most rewarding and important parts of this work, and I hope that we never forget that. But how do you go about becoming an …

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Self-care in Midwifery

Hi friends! Welcome back to the blog, it’s been a minute but we are back and ready to start more conversations!  Today’s post is on the complex balance that we as students and midwives, and really all birth workers, have to hold between self-sacrificing and sacrificing for self. Self-care requires sacrifice, and it seems that …

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My Path to Midwifery

Hey friends, welcome back to the blog! With this being my first solo post on the blog, I thought I’d share the beginning- how I got into midwifery. It’s not a super crazy story but that just goes to show that midwifery is for normal people, living somewhat regular lives, in a regular town in …

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Introducing the ISMC!

Hi friends!  We’re Annaliese and Morgan- friends, student midwives, and founders of the ISMC. We’re so excited to be launching this project to create a supportive community of birth workers to go to the nations. The ISMC became an idea back when we were roommates just starting midwifery school as we began to see the …

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