Tag: midwifery

Taking part in and being part of giving birth: Enacting participation in a midwife-led birth situation by Annekatrin Skeide

According to her midwife Jana, Mira’s was a textbook birth: it was quite fast, even for a second birth, and proceeded without any complications. In reflecting on her…

The ‘Respectable’ Black Midwife vs The Respected Black Midwife

I wanted to highlight something about imagery, history and Black midwives that I think is crucial, since I’ve been seeing more and more people talk about them in…

Breastfeeding Research in Mississippi

I’ve had a ton of conversations about breastfeeding and PhD work with my life coach, friends and colleagues. After mulling over everything for some time I’m here, working…

Black Breastfeeding in the Mississippi Delta

  Back in March I took my general exams for graduate school and officially became a PhD Candidate! Make no … Continue reading →

Mississippi

I have various things to consider when I share information on this blog — starting with my own history and … Continue reading →

Mississippi: Why breastfeeding? Why Me?

I published this original post just the other day. Since then I’ve had quite a few more thoughts to add, … Continue reading →

More Sharing African American #Midwife Stories, Part 2 in Jackson, MS

I’ll be in Jackson, Mississippi next month giving a presentation during the More Sharing African American Midwife Stories. This is a … Continue reading →

UnBreaking Birth

I recently watched this video “UnBreaking Birth” – a lecture by Ryan McAllister. It is basically a version of the lecture I have given a couple of times…

UnBreaking Birth

I recently watched this video “UnBreaking Birth” – a lecture by Ryan McAllister. It is basically a version of the lecture I have given a couple of times…

UnBreaking Birth

I recently watched this video “UnBreaking Birth” – a lecture by Ryan McAllister. It is basically a version of the lecture I have given a couple of times…

UnBreaking Birth

I recently watched this video “UnBreaking Birth” – a lecture by Ryan McAllister. It is basically a version of the lecture I have given a couple of times…

Critical interventions in birth in the first 1000 days by Jennifer Rogerson

Choice and the assigning of value in the practices and crafting of life-giving work In healthy birthing initiatives described by, among others, the World Health Organization, emphasis has…

Notes from the Field: Learning with Indigenous Midwives in Chiapas, Mexico

Mounia during the Day of the Dead fiestaNovember 2014 Today’s post is a guest article from anthropologist Mounia El Kotni. Mounia’s “Notes from the Field” appeared in the…

Notes from the Field: Learning with Indigenous Midwives in Chiapas, Mexico

Mounia during the Day of the Dead fiestaNovember 2014 Today’s post is a guest article from anthropologist Mounia El Kotni. Mounia’s “Notes from the Field” appeared in the…

Notes from the Field: Learning with Indigenous Midwives in Chiapas, Mexico

Mounia during the Day of the Dead fiestaNovember 2014 Today’s post is a guest article from anthropologist Mounia El Kotni. Mounia’s “Notes from the Field” appeared in the…

Notes from the Field: Learning with Indigenous Midwives in Chiapas, Mexico

Mounia during the Day of the Dead fiestaNovember 2014 Today’s post is a guest article from anthropologist Mounia El Kotni. Mounia’s “Notes from the Field” appeared in the…