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30 Before 30: CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife On my list of “30 Before 30” was to pass my midwifery boards within a month of graduating.  I graduated May 19th and took my boards June 17th, so I came in just under the wire. I … Continue reading

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30 Before 30: Graduate

MSN, Nurse-Midwifery I know, I know.  It doesn’t seem like the sort of thing that should go on a 30 Before 30 list, but that’s just because you have no idea what this program was like.  After my hike up Mt. … Continue reading

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Midwifery in Japan Pix

I’m not quite finished with the blogs, but the pix are up from my recent trip to Japan!  I went with one of my faculty and fellow classmates to go learn about midwifery practices in Japan and interview both students … Continue reading

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Tokyo, Day 13

Lisa and I woke up early to fit in one last workout before getting on the plane.  Once we’d showered and eaten, the three of us took the bus back to Narita Airport to begin our journey home.  Airport security … Continue reading

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Nara, Day 12

Lisa and I woke up early-ish, ate breakfast and then met up with Allison to go explore Nara Park.  We stopped by Kofukuji (which looked exactly like Y’s dad’s model), and then went on to Toudaiji to compare giant buddhas. … Continue reading

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Nara, Day 11

These travel days really take it out of me.  This morning, Ikuyo took us to the train station and despite our early start, it took us almost the entire day to reach Nara.  Part of this was poor planning – … Continue reading

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Tagawa, Day 10

We took it nice and slow this morning and then met up with Y to head over to Machino Sanbasan, the birth center that originally inspired Allison to create this trip.  We were warmly welcomed upon arrival and met with … Continue reading

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