Breech doesn’t have to mean Cesarean.

Here is some amazing information including pictures and videos of vaginal breech births. It can be done! Sadly residents are not learning how to support vaginal breech births, so they in turn do not practice it in their practice. Its nice to know the art is still being practiced and passed on.

By |2016-09-02T04:02:18+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Cesarean.|Comments Off on Breech doesn’t have to mean Cesarean.


When I was a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed student midwife I was awarded with a certificate and a box of chocolates. My achievement was collecting the most cord blood in the hospital. At that time the Local Health District was trialing a cord blood bank. The collected stem cells were to be used for treating leukemia [...]

By |2018-09-30T15:34:05+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Cord Blood, Midwife, Placenta, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MidwifeThinking

STOP! Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater.

Let’s talk about the new Buzzfeed video that I am featured in.  I was initially very reluctant to participate in this project but I decided to go for it and now I’m a little bummed on the outcome, but looking at it as more of an opportunity to cover this subject.  Ochi’s initial reactions seem [...]

By |2018-09-30T15:34:05+00:00September 1st, 2016|Dehydration, Placenta, Uncategorized|Comments Off on STOP! Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater.
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