Month / January 2017

As a midwife, I play a very active role in the immediate postpartum period with so many women.  I see the unique and different ways the postpartum period unfolds for each family unit.  I have seen some women whose jobs and whose partners jobs allow for adequate time off to help with healing and adjustment, […]

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M and M started care with me at the end of the first trimester of their third pregnancy.  M had her second baby with me in August 2014.  You can read that story here. Pregnancy progressed along with no issues.  M had experienced a postpartum hemorrhage with her previous home birth, so we made a […]

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Testimonial #48

“I cannot put into words how grateful we are for Shannon and her care. She was recommended to us by our Doula and the minute we met with Shannon, I knew we had found our midwife and were in good hands.  I was always looking forward to our appointments, and am amazed by the level […]

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N and T hired me to be their doula around 35 weeks into their second pregnancy.  I was their doula five years ago, and was happy to get to work with them again. At 35 weeks, N’s baby was unfortunately in a frank breech position.  Her current OB was unwilling to help with turning the […]

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F and T started care with me in the first trimester of their first pregnancy. F had a great pregnancy.  As her due date neared, her baby liked staying in a ROT (right occiput transverse) position despite doing position exercises.  On the evening of November 18, I saw F for her 41 week appointment and […]

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