• mother of 5 talks about her baby carriers

    Reading all about “kangaroo care” while I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to continue to carry my baby close after birth.  I wasn’t really familiar with baby carriers and there wasn’t the vast selection 10 years ago as is there is today. …

  • advocacy for homebirth: a video

    Thanks to the Kentucky Midwifery Taskforce for putting together this video to promote homebirth and midwifery. KMT was formed to pursue legislation to license Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs) so they may practice legally in the state of Kentucky. To read about the midwifery…

  • how to wash cloth diapers

    How to wash cloth diapers

    Updated June 2018 I used cloth diapers with all my children so I washed diapers continually from 1999-2006. My method of washing diapers is below: Use only one diaper pail, and do not put water in it. There is no need to rinse…

  • the absurd “P’s” of childbirth

    Here’s a common labor scenario: you’ve been in active labor for awhile and it seems you’re stuck. You were 5-6 centimeters dilated a few hours ago, and you’re still 5-6 cm dilated even after several hours of hard, active labor. So your doctor…