Going Beyond the Surface

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Katie Moriarty highlights what Poplar's clinicians and staff do to go above and beyond for their patients.

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When the Little Things are Teachable Moments

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Katie Moriarty on how showing respect can open a door of trust.

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When Objects Summon Powerful Memories

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Katie Moriarty discusses the difficulty of discarding objects that have a story to tell.

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Working Within and For a Community

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Katie Moriarty argues health is a function of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

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A Time to Reflect

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Katie Moriarty uses the end of Season 7 to slow down and reflect on life, loves, losses, pains and true joys.

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Challenges and Opportunities Shared Across Generations

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Katie Moriarty on the three Rs of Midwifery: relationships, resilience and reflection.

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Addressing the Mind, Body and Spirit

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Katie Moriarty on the importance of finding the time to heal yourself.

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The Importance of Space and Place

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Katie Moriarty on the interplay with space and place during birth.

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Reflecting on the Joy and Pains Within Our Lives

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Modern Day Midwife Katie Moriarty reflects on the joy and pains within our daily lives, and the need to expand our commitment to moms everywhere.

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Finding the Right Support Group

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Modern Day Midwife Katie Moriarty recounts the many types of support groups mothers can reach out to optimize your mind, body and/or spirit.

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The Realities of Female Genital Mutilation

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Modern Day Midwife Katie Moriarty recounts how she, like so many other health care professionals, was ill prepared for her first encounter with FGM.

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Don't Miss the International Day of the Midwife

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The Virtual International Day of the Midwife (VIDM) is an annual free 24-hour online conference celebrating midwifery and birth-related matters with speakers from around the globe.

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Why Every Mom-to-be Needs an Advocate

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Katie Moriarty says modern day midwifes are in a key role to help a family and to be an advocate for their needs.

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Why Words Matter in Midwifery

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Modern Day Midwife Katie Moriarty reflects on the disrespect and cold treatment pregnant women suffer Episode 4, and their consequences.

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A Framework for Successful Leadership in Health Care

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While Sister Ursula shakes up priorities at Nonnatus House, Modern Day Midwife Katie Moriarty looks at what leaders do today to make positive changes.

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