Month / August 2014

A and H began care with me at 17 weeks along in their first pregnancy.  A had researched for quite awhile the birth she wanted, and she knew she wanted a home, water birth. Two days before A’s due date, she called me that afternoon letting me know that she had been having very regular […]

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M and S hired me in the late first trimester to serve as their doula for their hospital birth.  This was M’s third baby, and she was planning for her second VBAC. At 39.1 weeks, M decided she wanted to stop by my house for a membrane sweep before going to her OB appt.  She […]

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Photos taken by the lovely Abby Camarata of Bump 2 Baby Photography.  I was blessed and honored to be B’s midwife with her last pregnancy, and was excited to once again serve her as her midwife for sweet Miles birth. Before sharing Miles birth story, parts of B’s previous birth stories must be shared.  B’s […]

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S and T transferred care to me in their second trimester after being unhappy with their original care provider.  This was S’s fourth baby, and her first home birth.  The whole family, including the three older sisters, were very excited to be welcoming their new sibling at home. At 38.2 weeks, S sent me a […]

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N began care with me in the third trimester.  She was unhappy with her current provider and decided to make the plunge for the home birth she wanted. At 40.3 weeks, N sent me a text around 8:30 saying “I think today is the day.”  Contractions were coming about every 10 minutes, lasting 30-60 seconds.  […]

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