Raffleraffleraffleraffle in the Twin Cities… and IndieGoGo Philippines!

Who likes to win things? You? I thought so! Many of you may, or may not, know that I am going to the Philippines for 2 and 1/2 months this fall. I'm going to learn more midwifery and to volunteer. I'm going to be at Shiphrah Birthing Home, a birth center in Manila that serves …


Ina May on DemocracyNow!

So, I love me some DemocracyNow!  It's one of the places I really enjoy getting my news.  I was especially delighted to find this video of one of my news heroes (Amy Goodman) interviewing one of my midwifery heroes (Ina May Gaskin).  As usual, Amy has some great questions and Ina May has some good …

Loving what I do!

Loving what I do!

Here is a recent picture of me in action! I really love working with babies and families. It is absolutely what I am called to do, and I can’t imagine doing anything else. I am so excited for the day that I can be a midwife for a living! Help me get even closer to that goal by checking out (and contributing to) my Indiegogo campaign, and by sharing this blog with your friends. (All photos used with expressed permission of people/parents in them)

Welcome to Mana Midwifery Blog!

Hi there! I’m Sky and I’m a midwifery student. I am enrolled at Birthwise Midwifery School, and am currently apprenticing with North Star Midwifery. You are probably wondering “why am I here?” or “what is the point of this blog, anyway?”. Well, I can’t really help you with the first question (Google has some ideas …