Carrie Sz Keane studied journalism and English at the University of Maryland and later apprenticed as a midwife in rural Kentucky before studying nurse-midwifery at Yale University. While at Yale, Keane was awarded a humanities honor in creative writing with her piece entitled “Modern Nurse Nancy,” a story about working a night shift as a new nurse on a postpartum unit, which was later published in a Canadian nursing textbook. Upon graduating in 2004, Keane has been journaling and writing the stories of her work as a midwife and her relationship with her patients and the community of Sussex County Delaware. She is actively writing a journalistic memoir of her career. Ms. Keane works at Planned Parenthood of Delaware as asexual health clinician providing contraception, annual examinations, STD screenings, and treatment for males and females.