End of Pregnancy – “Early Labor”:

Early labor. Photo by Wild Heart Photo and Film by Amanda Smith I’ll start at the beginning of the end with my birth story and break it up into 3 parts. I feel as though this played out if acts if you will and this seems the appropriate way to tell it. As I have… Continue reading End of Pregnancy – “Early Labor”:

History of Midwifery in California

My anticipated state of practice is California. We have some decent laws and have come very far, but still have a long way to go to fight for women’s rights to autonomous birth. Sept. 9th 1850 – California entered into the union and midwifery was unregulated and lawful and only holistically trained midwives existed. 1917… Continue reading History of Midwifery in California