This year is a year of anniversaries, of major milestones. For me, 2019 marks 30 years of marriage, 20 years as a licensed midwife, and 10 years of having my own practice, Local Care Midwifery.
And today, is the first of those milestones -the 30th Anniversary of marriage to my beloved, Kevin Doyle.
Recently, I was interviewed by Jessica Bloustein Marshall of WMHT. Our discussion focused on my chapter in the book 'Nobody Told Me About That: The First Six Weeks'.
LCM is offering Birth as Nature Intended classes this summer. We have a few spots left. Please contact us if you are interested.
Local Care Midwifery is recognized by American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) as a Best Practice. Actually, LCM received six recognitions this year: Best Practice awards in three categories, Core 4, and Triple Aim. It's kinda like winning the Trifecta (but without any money or grandeur.) Tooting my own horn doesn't come naturally to me but the LCM Business Owner (yep, that's me) says I should. So...
Yay Local Care Midwifery! Providing evidence based care rocks (and it works)!
On Tuesday, I took part in a press conference at the NYS Assembly highlighting Black Maternal Health Week, maternal mortality, a racial disparity in health outcomes. Spending time in the Capital with cameras and reporters and legislators puts me way out of my comfort zone but I put on my best face (and some lipstick) and did my part. Here is the statement I gave and some photos from the event.
Here are the Local Care Midwifery birth stats for 2017. Once again, the data shows that client centered, evidenced based care works!
Better late than never? It is mid March 2017 and I am just posting the 2016 Local Care Midwifery Stats. The quick report: 32 birth, 97% Vaginal Delivery rate/ 3% C/S rate. Open the post for more details.