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Grow Midwives Webinar Follow-up: Transitioning From Hospital Midwife to Birth Center Midwife

  Join Lesley Rathbun and Ginger Breedlove for a thorough discussion on the difficulties, benefits, and drawbacks of transitioning from being a Hospital Midwife to a Birth Center Midwife. Lesley and Ginger have been involved with many midwives before, during and after their move to a birth center – including their own. Making such an… Continue reading Grow Midwives Webinar Follow-up: Transitioning From Hospital Midwife to Birth Center Midwife

Opening a Birth Center: My Journey From Hospital Midwife to Birth Center Midwife

By Lesley Rathbun Birth Centers are growing and so are opportunities for midwives to work outside of the hospital setting. The industry has grown 76% since 2010 to 344 total birth centers in the United States and shows no sign of slowing down. Due to the small numbers of centers, many student midwives do not… Continue reading Opening a Birth Center: My Journey From Hospital Midwife to Birth Center Midwife

Grow Midwives Webinar Follow-Up: Creating Your Dream Job as a Midwife

  Join Ginger Breedlove and Lesley Rathbun for an in-depth look at the business side of midwifery. Together, they share experiences collected first hand during 70+ combined years operating successful midwifery businesses. From starting an independent freestanding birth center, to working in partnership with large hospital organizations, Ginger and Lesley have navigated business relationships in… Continue reading Grow Midwives Webinar Follow-Up: Creating Your Dream Job as a Midwife

The Midwife’s Guide to Creating Your Dream Job

  By Ginger Breedlove Ginger Breedlove and Lesley Rathbun held a webinar on Thursday 2/8/2018 at 6 p.m. cst. They discussed how midwives can become concept creators and leaders in various practices, as well as provided examples from their combined 70+ years of midwifery experience. There is a link to the webinar at the bottom… Continue reading The Midwife’s Guide to Creating Your Dream Job

Season’s Greetings: A Call To Mentor Future Midwives

  By Ginger Breedlove As we move through the December holidays and into the New Year, I wanted to take a moment to encourage everyone in the Grow Midwives community to reflect on how they can give back. Even during this time of great political partisanship, we can all embrace the title of Former President… Continue reading Season’s Greetings: A Call To Mentor Future Midwives

Barriers and Recommendations for Midwives in Independent Practice

  In case you missed it, here is the video and transcription of the Webinar “Barriers and Recommendations for Independent Practice” with Ginger Breedlove from Grow Midwives on Thursday, November 30, 2018. Below the video and at the bottom of the page, you can find a button to download the CHECKLIST TO REDUCE MIDWIFERY PRACTICE BARRIERS. If… Continue reading Barriers and Recommendations for Midwives in Independent Practice