Webinar Follow-Up: What has the Pinard Taught Us?

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July 11, 2018

  On June 21, 2018, Ginger and Lesley from the Grow Midwives team hosted an intimate webinar exploring the lessons the wonderful tool known as the Pinard has taught the midwifery community.   If you would like to follow along with the presentation, Ginger’s Prezi can be found here.

What is a Pinard? – The World’s Oldest Tool For Hearing Fetal Heartbeats

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June 15, 2018

  In 1895, Adolphe Pinard (1844–1934) a French obstetrician, designed an elegant, trumpet-shaped instrument for listening to babies in utero. This trumpet was made of wood and featured a single diameter opening drilled through the center. Using this simple tool, sound made by the fetal heart was efficiently transmitted to the listener’s ear. Aptly named after its creator, the Pinard

How to Market a Birth Center or Midwifery Business Online in 2018

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May 25, 2018

  Running a successful midwifery business or birth center in 2018 is nearly impossible without a quality online presence. Consumers today are used to interacting with businesses when they want, where they want, on their own terms. That means potential clients are going to reach out online using phones, desktop computers, tablets, social media, business directories, websites, email, and many

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A 360° Look at Integrating Midwifery-Led Care Into Team-Based Practice Models

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April 10, 2018

  There are numerous resources for learning how to create a distinct, high functioning, and integrated midwifery practice. By being aware of every resource currently available, and matching opportunitIes with your professional goals, you can execute the right strategy to get started. Best business practices do not need to be re-invented, but founded on the experience of others. This experience

Grow Midwives transitioning from hospital to birth center

Grow Midwives Webinar Follow-up: Transitioning From Hospital Midwife to Birth Center Midwife

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March 20, 2018

  Join Lesley Rathbun and Ginger Breedlove for a thorough discussion on the difficulties, benefits, and drawbacks of transitioning from being a Hospital Midwife to a Birth Center Midwife. Lesley and Ginger have been involved with many midwives before, during and after their move to a birth center – including their own. Making such an important career choice is daunting