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A midwifes musings, including a collection of birth stories, political commentary and candid observations. A male midwife with experience of Homebirth / private Practice, caseload, private and public hospitals

A midwifes musings, including a collection of birth stories, political commentary and candid observations. A male midwife with experience of Homebirth / private Practice, caseload, private and public hospitals
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Australia

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A midwifes musings, including a collection of birth stories, political commentary and candid observations. A male midwife with experience of Homebirth / private Practice, caseload, private and public hospitals

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English


Episodes

Commentary Series. Episode 4. Der Der Hospital

12/7/2019
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Der, Der, Digital Hospital. Commentary Episode 4. Free from Facebook, full of opinion right or wrong). The digital hospital is here, is it as good as the makers and sellers of it tell us it is, are the ones that stake their careers on it and want to show it off blinding us with distractions? Does it, can it and will it benefit pregnant and birthing women as well as the people that seek to give them the best care. One humble opinion...please discuss. Midwifeart.com midwifesbeard@gmail.com

Duration:00:40:42

Chapter 13. Soundtrack a Symphony

12/2/2019
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Chapter 13. Soundtrack. A Symphony. Music of Birth, ubiquitous, planned accidental it is the accompaniment to our endeavours, challenges as celebrations. Our experiences are enriched by music whether it is as midwives, doctors, Doula's, the birthing mother herself or member of her entourage. A birth story with an inflated twist. Its a long way to the top... www.midwifeart.com midwifesbeard@gmail.com

Duration:00:17:35

Commentaries Episode 3. Part 1 Mental Health Professionals

11/24/2019
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Commentary Series. Episode 3 Prt1. Mental Health Professionals. A podcast talking broadly and personally about mental health challenges for Obstetricians, Doctors, Midwives, students, and Doulas. Very personal and frank bordering on cathartic expression. A little raw but an attempt at a genuine conversation starter on the subject of midwifery, obstetric, student and birth peer support for professionals. an area woefully considered with dire consequences if not addressed. For those that it...

Duration:00:23:32

Midwife's Beard Memoirs Chapter 4. Hips, Hippies and Hipsters.

11/15/2019
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Chapter 4. Hips, Hippies and Hipsters. Midwife birth account of old meets new and Beauty still wins through. Same-sex couple finds a unique catalyst to empower their birth. For Midwives, midwifery Students and those generally interested in all things reproductive, pregnancy and birthing. www.midwifeart.com email midwifesbeard@gmail.com

Duration:00:38:36

Commentaries. Episode 2. The Booking in Visit

11/12/2019
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The Booking In Visit. Commentary Series. Episode 2. The second in the commentary series to compliment the Memoirs. Single take muse reflecting my own personal opinions on the issues facing the practising Midwife, talking about challenges midwives may have to face and illuminating those interested in maternity care into one personal perspective. A brief talk about What is a booking in visit, why it is important but underrated and undervalued in some health care environments. Brief sharing...

Duration:01:17:43

Midwife's Beard Memoirs Chapter 12. Rooted

11/10/2019
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Chapter 12. Rooted. Midwives encounter ebbs and flow in a birth journey. What works for one woman's story is different from that of another, but the elemental forces of nature have a huge role to play in many births and birth stories. Two short birth stories are remembered here, their needs were shared but contextually different. Chapter 12 is a short recount and observation with a broader meaning and will be better correlated with Chapter 4 Hips, Hippies and Hipsters (which I haven't...

Duration:00:19:12

Midwife's Beard Memoirs Chapter 5. Holding Hands Through the Past.

11/2/2019
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Chapter 5: Holding Hands Through the Past. This very personal and revealing chapter is one of my most treasured memories of the birthing experience. So as this midwife recounts the un-recountable, emotional and deeply moving account of a woman unifying with her ancestors enjoy the goosebumps. A midwife commentary, a birth story for the purpose of informing/ entertaining fellow midwives. Student midwives and those passionate about birth. For more info on the Midwifes...

Duration:00:27:50

Midwife's Beard Memoirs Chapter 9. Midwife Reflections.

10/28/2019
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Midwife stories, birth accounts and commentaries. This one is an observation on Midwifery itself as an art and science.

Duration:00:22:03

Commentaries Episode 1. Obstetrix (not a mis-spelling) and Midwifery

10/28/2019
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First in the commentary series, ongoing weekly rants or observations. Why the non-productive Obstetric midwifery war.

Duration:00:51:26

Midwife's Beard Memoirs Chapter 1.

10/25/2019
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Chapter 1. My First Waterbirth (of Sorts)... This birth was very early in my midwife journey and in a strange way was my first waterbirth. A short recount of something that makes me still smile today. https://www.midwifeart.com

Duration:00:36:32

Midwife's Beard Memoirs Chapter 2.

10/25/2019
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Midwife's Beard Chapter2. Falling With Style. Being with Woman is not dependant on what the women wants or encounters. In Chapter 2 we follow a Caesarean birth Plan. www.midwifeart.com

Duration:00:36:44

Midwifes Beard chapter 3. Born, Born again!

10/25/2019
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Chapter 3 of the memoirs collection. Born, Born Again. This podcast recounts my first homebirth upon arriving in Australia. Explores the suprise at being solicited to cover a homebirth after less than 72hrs from arriving in the country. A beautiful spiritual birth in the family home. Enjoy comments are welcome www.midwifeart.com

Duration:00:22:53

A short introduction to the podcast only

10/25/2019
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A short introduction as a first podcast. Really short about 5mins. Please consider downloading with more content to get a feel for the theme. Any comments appreciated. Learning as I go.

Duration:00:12:23