Family Birth Center hires new midwife

The Juneau Family Birth Center has hired midwife Jennifer Sanford. Sanford, her husband, Jeffrey, and their children, Evan and Kyle, are from Las Cruces, N.M. Sanford...
God is my midwife

...presence of other women as doctor, nurse, midwife, doula, friend, mother, sister - women...three years later, was attended by a midwife in our home. It was very different...remember making eye contact with Debbie, my midwife, and saying "I'm scared." Taking...
Home, sweet home birth of direct entry midwives. Of course all births...basis, direct entry midwives were legally allowed...their baby," said midwife Lorna Mazoff.Another...child. Direct entry midwives do show up with the...with Gillespie as her midwife and said it was wonderful...
Finding the mind to taper

...been good at is slowing down.When my midwives gently told me it was time to think about...exercise is a good thing. But, as my midwives reminded me, the third and final trimester...Make sure to check with your doctor or midwife before beginning an exercise program...
After layoffs, new health center is born

DILLINGHAM - Dillingham resident Joan Junge has delivered about 250 babies during her career as a nurse practitioner and midwife. Birthing is where the miracles are, she says. In June, she participated in a birth of a different kind, opening the doors...
JFHBC thanks supporters, contributors

...three recent JFHBC events: our "Spring into Summer" annual fundraiser on May 5, which was also the International Day of the Midwife; our Whale Watch Cruise fundraiser on the beautiful evening of June 2 and our Fun Run/Walk up to the Salmon Creek Trail...
Legislators file first round of bills

...Wickersham.? HB 26 - Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna - Extends the termination date of the Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives to 2017.? HB 27 - Rep. Gara - Allows the Department of Health and Social Services to recruit foster parents, alters the...
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January First Friday Art Walk

...January portraits include: Boo Torres (Electrician). Jan. 2-12; Patrick Baum (Fisherman), Jan. 12-19; Kaye Kanne (Midwife, Jan. 19-26; and Eloisa Rodriquez (Environmental Services, BRH), Jan. 26- Feb. 2.For more on MacNaughton, visit...
Basic homeopathy classes available

MotherWise Midwife Lorna Mazoff, CDM, will be teaching "Basic Homeopathy for Wellness" Monday evenings Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and 11 from 5:30-7...
Servants in birth, life

...since she experienced her first home birth and became a certified doula.Doulas are similar to midwives: They offer help during birth. Unlike midwives, they focus on serving the mother and her partner, instead of performing clinical tasks. The...


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