Wanna Be A Midwife?

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Archive for March, 2013

March 8th, 2013 by Mayri Sagady Leslie

Belly of The Beast

OK, I wannabeamidwife, but what kind of midwife should I be? A CNM, CPM, or a CM? What about the difference between being a nurse-midwife or a midwife that doesn’t become a nurse too? When I pondered these questions in the late 80’s, it was easier to sort out my decision because there were fewer […]

March 5th, 2013 by Mayri Sagady Leslie

Alphabet Soup: Professional Midwifery Organizations in the U.S. and What They Do

So I don’t know about you, but it took me a while to sort out all the different organizations that¬† represent and work with professional¬† midwifery in the U.S. If I wannabeamidwife, it really helps to understand not only what my options are but who is out there to support me. Professional Organizations Sometimes called […]

March 1st, 2013 by Cheryl

Birth of a Midwife

My first post is on the long side, but I couldn’t bear to break it up. I wanted to start by telling my wannabeamidwife story. My path wasn’t straight or easy, and I tell you that not out of nostalgia but because I think there is probably someone out there who can relate. Someone who […]