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Wednesday, November 28, 2012


i've yet to attend a breech birth and after reading Rixa's writings from the conference i am motivated to find some practitioners to work with to train in this skill. 

so much to learn. 

i need to bury my head in oxorn. 

here is a link to her writings on each of the sessions. so indebted to her for this. 

Stand and Deliver: Synopsis of the Heads Up! Breech Birth Conference

my life as a jellyfish

this is me becoming a jellyfish. after birth four of five this thanksgiving. 

i haven't written in so long. not sure why. mostly i've been so exhausted and i guess focused on domestic life when not at clinic or births. also been watching too many programs on my computer. good excuses for baths and scotch and chocolate. 

i haven't counted my births recently. but i was at 18 or so like a month ago since i started here and must be up to 30. who knows. 

i've also been busy trying to figure out my life. we have been busy trying to figure out the next phase of our life. with the bridging programs in limbo we are looking at our options of staying in the US. staying in Washington. what that might look like and how that may be possible. i wish movement of people was as easy and free flowing as goods and ideas. 

one day at a time. 

i am a *student* midwife