Welcome to Mana Midwifery!

Welcome! My name is Sky Connelly, and I am the owner of Mana Midwifery.  You can read more about me here.  Mana Midwifery offers: Midwifery services Doula and Monitrice Services Childbirth Education Placenta Encapsulation You can read all about my adventures as a traveling midwifery student, or you can read some testimonials from previous clients. Your …

What to Reject When You’re Expecting (from Consumer Reports)

What to Reject When You're Expecting (from Consumer Reports)What a great, informative article from Consumer Reports!Despite a health-care system that outspends those in the rest of the world, infants and mothers fare worse in the U.S. than in many other industrialized nations. The infant mortality rate in Canada is 25 percent lower than it is …

Keep on Rockin’ in the Free World

I’ve been back from the Philippines for about 7 days, or maybe 8 now.  It sort of depends on how you define a day—flying across the international dateline redefines time in ways that I didn’t think possible.  I flew for roughly 16 hours, but I traveled a world away. My friend has this theory that …