Life Bound Up in Mysteries

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Deborah McBain speaks to the mystery of how we come to different conclusions on keeping children safe.

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There is Still Much Worth Fighting For

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Deborah McBain on the importance of continuing to fight for human rights and respect.

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Making Room for Hope and Compassion

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Deborah McBain on the secrets and silence communities keep which result in dangerous solutions to problems that then cause more problems.

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Spirit and Soul of Midwifery

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Deborah McBain on how Season 7 delved deeply into what it means to be a member of a community.

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Life Shattered

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Deborah McBain recounts the true story of a community shaken by loss.

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Informed, Supported and Fearless

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Deborah McBain says that although our culture has become more inclusive of individuals with differences, there are still barriers and ignorance.

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Embracing What We Are Given

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Deborah McBain reveals how she found comfort in finding purpose for her grief.

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Rhythm of a Midwife Heart

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Deborah McBain on the family and community ties that that are forged over a lifetime.

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Impeding Traffic and Promoting Progress

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Deborah McBain on how anger and fear can shut down progress both inside and outside the birth room.

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Snowy Days and Memories

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Deborah McBain relates the story of a snowy beginning of a future midwife.

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The Carousel of Time

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Deborah McBain talks to a student of nurse midwifery to get a glimpse into her vision of the future.

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Racism and Unexpected Consequences

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Deborah McBain writes about the daughter of parents who could not write the rules of life but taught that daughter optimism, courage and resilience to deal with the challenges of a racist society.

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When Traditions Perpetuate Tragedy

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Deborah McBain discusses how cultural standards are powerful regulators of what is considered acceptable in health care.

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Why Protecting a Mother's Health is so Important

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What every midwife knows is that the ability of the mother to nurture, shelter and protect her child is directly related to that mother’s health.

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Tracing the Path of Brave Hearts

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Deborah McBain tells of a Modern Midwife colleague who's life's path showed her just how resilient, how bold and how brave hearts can be.

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