Lessons from a midwife becoming a mother. Or, how does a medieval Spanish bridge, two poodles and a purple hose relate to ‘career enhancement’?

This post written by Heather Wallace was originally published in Birthspirit Midwifery Journal 2010; 5: 33-36. Last year I returned to clinical practice after an extended maternity leave of almost five years. I was concerned that I would be completely … Continue reading

Insights through the murk of meconium-stained liquor

Originally published in Essentially MIDIRS 2011; 2(9): 47-49. Revised As I compiled the statistics of my home birth practice covering a 22 year period many of the individual instances of how my knowing developed became definable – the watershed moments … Continue reading