Author: Deb

Recently I have been feeling uninspired and tired. As much as I love what I do (and I consider myself fortunate that I really do love my career!) I feel like I have not been putting my full passion into it the way I...

Three weeks ago I received a phone call from Pamela Hunt at the Farm Midwifery Center informing me that a space became available in the Midwifery Assistant Workshop. At first I hesitated. The class was to start in less then 2 weeks and...

During this morning's class, one of the students proudly announced that today was her due date. She was anxiously awaiting the start of her labor and excited to meet her baby. (I think there was equal excitement about the idea of not being pregnant anymore!)...

Last weekend I went to California for my husband's cousin's wedding. It has now been almost three years since our own wedding and three years since I have seen many of these people. So the big question was not so subtly brought up. "When are you thinking...

This too shall pass, was advice giving to me while I was going through a particularly painful break up with a boyfriend. At the time I was so distraught, I did not know how I was going to pull myself together. But as...

Growing up, my mother was always at the forefront as the caregiver. She was the one that schlepped me around to Hebrew school, ballet, and voice lessons. My father, on the other hand, worked. I remember my dad’s presence at dinner and on the...

My journey into this career was quite unexpected. I became a doula after a student, an OB doing her fellowship at a NYC hospital, invited me to observe birth. At the time, I had not given birth myself, I was very curious to see it...

Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers and expectant mothers in the world! I just said goodbye to my mom who came down from Boston to visit for Mother's Day. Usually I try to go home for Mother's Day, but I am on call for...