Midwives

How was Planning an Unmedicated Birth for My Own Spiritual Growth? – Episode 20

Something I used to frequently say regarding childbirth was that I was born in the last days because Heavenly Father knew I couldn’t handle a natural childbirth and knew I needed epidurals. It was something I would always joke about, but also really believed. I might be mentally strong, spiritually strong, but physically strong? No way. That was not for me. I wasn’t a hardy pioneer woman that pushed handcarts and gave birth along the Mormon trail. Heavenly Father knew me and knew my mental and physical limitations. Or so I thought.

Supported by Angels – a Beautiful Birth Story that was Actually Amazing – Episode 9

I came to know Janice when she took childbirth classes from me while she was pregnant with her first baby.  We have become friends since and work together in our local ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network) chapter.  I also had the privilege of being present at the birth of her third baby which was also …

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Midwife Poem

By Levi Mathew Savage She calls no hour of night or day her own Through heat or cold she goes her round alone Here, to bring some mortal into being There, to ease some soul that must be fleeing. She listens earnestly to tales of grief Forgets herself that she may give relief To bodies …

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