National Midwifery Week in the life of This Midwife
Catch a baby at 2:30 AM. Do the immediate postpartum care (including newborn exam, Vitamin K injection, see other kids introduced to new baby, start load of laundry and do paperwork). Leave house at 5:30.
Drive to a friend's house for a quick couch-nap followed by pancakes and coffee.
Quick pass at emails and paperwork.
Quick bed nap.
Lunch with a friend, meeting former clients in passing. Drive with friend to pick up two gorgeous school-aged kids that I caught as babies.
Home to more emails, phone calls and paperwork.
Evening with hubby
Wake at 2:00 AM with a phone call from a worried mom. Calm her.READ MORE