Friday, December 14, 2012

MM&M: (Almost) Virgin Birth

This week's Midwifery, Mothering & Me blog post is a seasonally appropriate (?) retelling of a client encounter. Enjoy!

K. Michelle Doyle, CNM, NYS LM

Midwifery, Mothering & Me: (Almost) Virgin Birth

Many years ago, when I was living in Colorado, I worked as a nurse case manager in a prenatal clinic, We primarily served poor and undocumented Hispanics. One day, I was seeing a married woman expecting a baby. Nothing particularly unusual about her, except that she was a virgin. Yep. She was young, beautiful, in love, married, pregnant and had never had a penis inside her body. READ MORE

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