LCM Stats for 2015

Information on Local Care Midwifery's practice outcomes for 2015 as calculated by MANA Stats Project.

LCM Planned Home Birth Stats for 2014

Since the beginning of Local Care Midwifery, I have participated in Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) Statistics project and the American College of Nurse Midwives Benchmarking. Here are the 2014 stats.

Midwifery, Mothering & Fish Chowder

This dish is warm, healthy and satisfying, kinda like good midwifery care. Hope you enjoy.

For bad cramps, Ginger and Zinc might help

Bad cramps? Ginger and Zinc might help

Interoception: A Gift for the Holidays

In this crazy and chaotic season, be sure to take a moment for your self

MedScape Medical News Troubling Gap in Hospitals' Obstetric Complication Rates

This article is about the need for feedback to hospitals about their rates of OB complications compared to others. What I took away from this article from it is absolute horror that US hospitals are doing so poorly.

CDC Report: Trends in Out-of-Hospital Births in the United States, 1990–2012

While I am generally not a trend setter, in one trend that I have been on the cutting edge is planned home birth in NY's Capital District. Here is the most recent Center of Disease Control report on the increase in out of hospital birth.

Baby Michael Jon III

A New LCM Baby, Michael Jon, III

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