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Jul 31

Wednesday, July 19th

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 was a very hot day. The sun was out in full force and barely a cloud was in the sky. We gathered out in front of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) building prior to the start of the hearing. The final Hearing in the long process we

May 31

Community Birthing

Language matters. Words, when spoken, have weight and a certain power. As birth workers we know this; the birthing person delivers the baby NOT the provider, midwives “catch” babies. The difference between “my care provider supported me through my VBAC” versus “my care provider allowed me to VBAC” is a very important one. As long

Apr 28

Postpartum Depression

While this article was still germinating in my mind, I sat down in front of my computer to reach out via social media. I asked folks to share their experience with Postpartum Depression (PPD) in three words. What happened next, was something I was not entirely prepared for or expecting. Immediately, the responses began to

Mar 23

Now We Wait

And now we wait. This process has been long, it has been demanding, frustrating and exhausting. It has also been, in a strange way, empowering and it has fostered a stronger birth community. I am proud to have been a part of this work, to fight for families; so they can have the option and

Feb 27

Fun and Games

It’s all fun and games until it’s not! Working through this process to update our birth center regulations in the state of Colorado has been many things; tedious, inspiring, infuriating, hard-fought. It has also brought together a vibrant community of birth workers and created a network of supporters. Personally, this work has been enlightening on

Jan 30

We Carry On

And we carry on! We came together once again, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations, to continue the work of improving access and choice for birthing families in our community. In some ways this feels like a battle of simple perseverance. We must show up and we must remain vigilant. Important FYI: This post