How to Afford a Midwife

16 Ways to Afford a Midwife

Many people when considering having a home birth are worried about the cost.  If you are a cash pay client, many midwives charge far less than what you would pay in a hospital.  With the rising costs of insurances, co-pays, and deductibles, my fee is frequently less than what many people would have to pay …

My Birthy Amazon Wish List

My Birthy Amazon Wish List

When I first heard about Amazon, it was mostly being used as a way for people to buy slightly used textbooks at huge discounts compared to the prices that college bookstores were offering them at.  When my sister helped me shop for the textbooks needed for midwifery school, Amazon was probably the place that we …

Father helping with his new baby.

Involving Fathers in Pregnancy and Birth

One of the special things about being a midwife is getting to work with couples.  I love watching that special bond between a couple.  I may see it during prenatal visits when they are sitting across from me while telling a story.  It really shows up during the birthing process.  We love involving dads and …

Tips for Parenting with Disabilities

How To Get Prepared For Parenthood When You Have A Disability

  I was recently approached by Ashley Taylor from DisabledParents.org about doing a guest post for parents with disabilities.  This is what Ashley has to say.   Being a parent is one of the most rewarding jobs on Earth, yet it’s also one of the most stressful. Add a disability into the mix and you can …