Month: December 2021

TOP 10 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR MIDWIFERY BUSINESS SUCCESS

TOP 10 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR MIDWIFERY BUSINESS SUCCESS The end of the year is a good time to reflect on your business’ progress over the past year and plan how you want it to develop in the year ahead. Do you want increased success in the coming year or more chances to enjoy the …

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WORTH VS VALUE IN MIDWIFERY NEGOTIATION

They are not synonymous, especially in the career arena, writes Michael A. Matrone, and you should not allow greed to damage good relations between you and a future employer.  It takes an extraordinary amount of resiliency to pursue scholarly research that too often follows the Pareto principle: 20 percent of your efforts leads to 80 percent of …

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WORTH VS VALUE IN MIDWIFERY NEGOTIATION

WORTH VS VALUE IN MIDWIFERY NEGOTIATION They are not synonymous, especially in the career arena, writes Michael A. Matrone, and you should not allow greed to damage good relations between you and a future employer. It takes an extraordinary amount of resiliency to pursue scholarly research that too often follows the Pareto principle: 20 percent of …

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INCREASED POST COVID DEMANDS FOR HOME BIRTHS & BIRTH CENTERS

INCREASED POST COVID DEMANDS FOR HOME BIRTHS & BIRTH CENTERS Since the pandemic happened, giving birth in a hospital setting has become a lesser option to expecting families. As pregnant women become more at risk with the spread of the Covid-19 virus, families choose a location that is less part of the main healthcare system …

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MYTHS TO STARTING A MIDWIFERY PRACTICE

MYTHS TO STARTING A MIDWIFERY PRACTICE I repeatedly hear midwives talking about the barriers (some real and some imagined) that stop them from starting their dream practices. One common theme is that they are not pursuing their midwifery vision, their desire for practice freedom, out of fear of losing economic security. They want the comfort …

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FINANCIAL FREEDOM IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE WORKING FOR SOMEONE ELSE

FINANCIAL FREEDOM IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE WORKING FOR SOMEONE ELSE As midwives, we didn’t go into this profession for the money, but still would like to support our own families and dreams. We would like a food on the table, nice car, home, retirement, and a vacation once in a while. Those things all cost money. …

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