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I’ve been meaning to record this for a while but the timing is perfect because our own lives always get reflected in our midwifery work. In this podcast, I share my journey of spirituality from mindfulness to learning under a local shaman. I’m realizing more with each client and each experience that engaging in the

Midwifery as a Spiritual Practice

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This monthly Q and A podcast wound up holding this theme of how we are in our power, and where we still need or want to claim it. But detail-wise, this podcast includes responses to questions about Pitocin, the newborn screen, intuition, marketing my midwifery business, the most impactful birth I’ve witnessed and many, many

February 2021 Q&A and Claiming Your Power!

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Listen in as I share how, when and where I moved from practicing as a licensed midwife to autonomous midwifery, practicing under a PMA (aka PCA) structure in a state that requires mandatory licensing. This is NOT a “how to” set up a PMA or why I think you need to, but a chronological explanation

Following Your Truth by Using a PMA (Private Membership Association)

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How to sum up almost 20 years of breast-feeding my own 10 children? In a podcast of course! Impossible to completely cover this topic but in this one I talk about a few of my breastfeeding journeys, as well as nursing through pregnancy, tandem nursing, the tongue tie issue, how I’ve dealt with breast infections

Mothering #7 – My Breastfeeding Journey

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What will you be remembered for when you’re gone? The great midwifery mentor and educator, Carla Hartley, has died. I have strong memories of her presence and wanted to share how positively she impacted my life and my midwifery path. I enrolled in Carla’s Intro to Midwifery in 2004, and became an apprentice midwife and

What Will You Be Remembered For? (A Tribute to Carla Hartley)

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Maryn and Margo are together for this one! They discuss their “world view of midwifery” for anyone that is interested in this, and/or our Indie Birth Midwifery School. What is “midwifery” nowadays anyway? So many types of midwives, so many ways of practicing and so much confusing vocabulary and labels too (birthkeeper, anyone? We still

We Need More Midwives!

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In this episode, Margo and Dr. Tina Payne Bryson (co-author of The Whole Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline) have a conversation about her new book Bottom Line for Baby, which covers all the most important baby topics from A to Z, looking at the science and also incorporating story and intuition. Listen in as they

Bottom Line for Baby – A Conversation on Whole-Brain, Mammalian Parenting with Dr. Tina Bryson

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In this episode, Margo interviews Etienne Peirsmann about his approach to craniosacral therapy for pregnant and postpartum women, as well as newborns. Listen in as he shares some of his perspective about the energetic importance of respectful placenta care and lotus birth, and how he can tell the difference between these babies and those who

Craniosacral Therapy for Pregnancy, Postpartum and Newborns with Etienne Peirsmann

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Margo does a live 1:1 coaching session with Zara, a Birth Warrior Project student from New Zealand! They cover quite a lot of ground, including: – overcoming self-doubt and the need for “permission” to do birth education – how to attract the RIGHT clients for consultations – the state of midwifery in New Zealand –

Badass Business Coaching for Birth Workers #3: An Eavesdropping Episode with Zara from New Zealand

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