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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Call the Midwife Season 7, Episode 5 GIF Recap

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Catch up on Season 7, Episode 5 of Call the Midwife. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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Maternal Mental Health: Why It Matters

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Andrea Altomaro discusses the common feelings of anxiety and depression women can feel during their pregnancies or in the postpartum period.

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Meeting a Mother on Her Terms

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Wendy Pinter shares a moment when she helped a mother-to-be who was too traumatized to visit a doctor's office.

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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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Self-care Isn’t Selfish, It’s Essential

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Andrea Altomaro discusses how crucial it is to take time to unwind and recharge.

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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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Call the Midwife Season 7, Episode 4 GIF Recap

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Catch up on Season 7, Episode 4 of Call the Midwife. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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Call the Midwife Season 7, Episode 3 GIF Recap

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Catch up on Season 7, Episode 3 of Call the Midwife. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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Providing Care With Compassion, and Without Judgment

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Andrea Altomaro: It is not my job to judge, or try to sway their decision one way or the other, but to listen and provide safe, evidence-based information.

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Supporting Women No Matter the Choice

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Wendy Pinter: It is so easy to see things in black and white until you color your world with such experience.

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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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You Can’t Rush Birth, and You Can’t Rush Death

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Wendy Pinter on how scary and hard things can change the core of who you are.

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