Often, in conversations about midwifery, pay parity, working conditions, the level of workforce crisis the profession is working within, the goal of leaders is building resilience. It is a word that is more and more commonly bandied about, as midwives are stretched thinner and thinner in every possible work area. Whether midwives are employed, self … Continue reading On why resilience shouldn’t be an end goal for midwives: Or anyone
This week, in New Zealand, we have a moment of truth presenting itself. The back story is long and complex. As these things so often are in politics, it is a distraction from a main event. The shiny paper keeping everyone's attention over here. The dead cat thrown on the table to distract from a … Continue reading On Rape culture in our parliament and in our homes. *TRIGGER WARNING* references rape and the silencing of rape victims.
We're going on a witch hunt..... we're gonna catch a big one..... I'm not scared....... what a beautiful day...... This song has played over and over in my mind for the last 24 hours. I tried to drown it out with some other music, but then I looked at a newspaper. I thought I'd distract … Continue reading On Witch hunts and how to read research