I'm a homebirth midwife in New York City willing to take a preceptee or nursing student with an interest in pursuing midwifery. I understand that preceptorship is hard to get, but I am willing to take someone under my wings.
I notice that there are a lot students and/or inspiring CNM's, so I thought this might be of interest. Feel free to email me privately.
My intention is to offer help/mentorship, so I hope it's not against the rules of this site.
Jul 3, '11
Hi. you could contact some distance programs to make yourself available. Philadelphia University keeps a list of potential preceptors for student struggling to find preceptors. I imagine other schools
Jul 28, '11
hi New York Midwife! i would love to connect with you~ perhaps on Facebook? i have a page on facebook- search BIRTHnerd ~you can message me there
i am currently in California- i live in the eastern sierra mountains- Mammoth Lakes--very remote. I am started a Masters Midwifery program @ Philadelphia University next month- 3 year tract.
i have been a labor and delivery RN for 16 years- much disappointment in how hospital births are managed- i am starting to network with midwives, especially in the home birth environment. are you a CNM?
My clinical will start in 2013- the final semester being full time hours, and i am willing to relocate. i would love to chat privately!
Aug 3, '11
You might want to contact Frontier Nursing University--lots of NY students looking for homebirth experiences! Plus, FNU offers stipends to their preceptors, which is a nice thank you for the work that preceptors do!
Check them out at www.frontier.edu
Aug 25, '11
So excited to read your post! Just moved to NYC. I'm planning to enroll in a midwifery program next fall (CPM track). And, I've been looking for a midwife to shadow and talk to about the field. I would love to meet with you and hear more about your experiences as a midwife. How can I contact you?
Aug 27, '11
you can send me a private message.
Last edit by NewYorkMidwife on Aug 27, '11
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Sep 1, '11
Hi NewYorkMidwife. Unfortunately the system doesn't allow me to send private messages as a new member. (You need to contribute at least 15 substantive posts according to the FAQ page before you're allowed to message other members.) However, I can receive them. Would you mind sending me a PM with an email address where I can contact you. Thanks so much!
Sep 12, '11
I am a reentry student with a strong background in OOH deliveries. I would love to talk to you about a preceptorship. Reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
and we can communicate off the discussion board
Nov 27, '11
Hi NewYorkMidwife, I am having the same issue in terms of sending private messages. You got quite an impressive response to your offer and I ma sure you are swamped. I do have a couple of questions for you though. I you would private message me with your direct contact info. that would be awesome!!
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