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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Dinner cabaret fundraiser for Juneau Family Health and Birth Center

...Proceeds from the dinner will support donated health care services provided by the JFHBC for women and families in need. JFHBC midwives provide prenatal care and attend both homebirths and births at the birth center."We serve a broad range of clients and health...
Family Birth Center plans to raise funds for new building, program

...operations, Kanne and one other midwife handled 60 pregnancies at the center. In 2002, the center's three midwives handled 156 pregnancies and offered...Juneau. The national average for midwife births is 5 percent, Kanne said...
Gov. Walker signs four bills into law

...defibrillators.? HB 15 allows courts to give credit toward a prison sentence for time spent in treatment or under electronic monitoring.? HB 26 extends the work of the board of certified direct-entry midwives through 2017.
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