You had your baby where?!?! A look at choices in childbirth setting.

Here in the US, we are blessed to have lots of different options—just look at the ketchup/catsup isle in any grocery store and you’ll see what I mean. Kind of overwhelming, right? Well, the same sentiment can be applied when choosing where you want to give birth to your baby.  Sometimes there are so many …

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Birth videos!

So, I've started Birth Video Tuesdays over on the Facebook page. Mostly, this is just an excuse to watch endless hours of beautiful birth videos (seriously, I can't get enough). But it's also a way to expose people to birth. Too often, I think, people go into birth having either a skewed idea of what …

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 …

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 …