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Community-Based Midwives and Hospital Systems: A Case for Partnership

Click Here to read just the notes from this article Community-based midwives are held to particular and sometimes unjustifiable standards by the healthcare community.  They are under tremendous pressure to have perfect outcomes while serving the same communities who face the disparities that lead to premature birth, infant mortality, and maternal morbidities experienced so often…

Access in Healthcare

I have several posts written that haven’t been posted.  This is partly due to me trying to find my space in this new space, and partly because as we learn about and settle into a new practice in a new community, there is not much time for editing.  This article is from March of 2018…

The Blog

You’ve reached the blog of Jodilyn Owen, Licensed Midwife and Certified Professional Midwife. Planning or considering a homebirth?  Get the book today! Follow this link to learn about our workshops and services for families. You can learn all about midwifery care, professional topics, and options that come up during pregnancy and birth here.  Enjoy and…

GBS Prevention

Illustrations by Noa Ilan: follow @ilan_noa on Twitter for more Read the long article See the Infographics up-close This post examines the role of preventative health care in the inhibition of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infection.  It uses the term “mother” for simplicity’s sake although babies have all kinds of parents who identify in all…

GBS Infographics

Read the Short-winded blog post Read the full article Read The Notes Illustrations by Noa Ilan: follow @ilan_noa on Twitter for more PMC full text:Front Microbiol. 2016; 7: 1031. Published online 2016 Jul 14. doi:  10.3389/ fmicb.2016.01031 Illustrations by Noa Ilan: follow @ilan_noa on Twitter for more PMC full text:Front Microbiol. 2016; 7: 1031. Published…