Diana Janopaul is a licensed midwife with a homebirth practice in northern Florida. She is married to Steven Dwinell and is mother to four wonderful children. In addition to catching babies, Diana enjoys writing, especially about birth and midwifery. She believes that storytelling is a powerful tool that can be used to normalize pregnancy and birth. You can contact her at [email protected].
The author sits down at a diner in Cairo, Georgia with local legend and beloved midwife Pinkie Norwood, who delivered 600 babies over the course of 30 years.
Read more…. Hey, Miz Pinkie
Every calling to midwifery is different. This essay describes the author’s transformation to the profession she likes best of all. Read more…. The Call to Midwifery
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All births have a profound effect on the participants. Diana Janopaul shares a risky birth that bound her to that baby for life.
Read more…. Leonard’s Cord