Category / My Thoughts

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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Photo Credit to Springs of Genesis Birthing Services Cervical scar tissue.  Have you heard about this?  What do you know about it?  More importantly, what does your provider know about it? When I was an apprentice midwife several years ago, I noticed a trend of first time moms transferring to the hospital at 2cm or […]

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Our California Adventure Part 2:  Disneyland

Family picture at Disney California Adventure. After arriving at Union Station in Los Angeles, we jumped right in to three days at Disneyland.  None of us had been to Disneyland so we were looking forward to taking the boys to experience Disney.  The day we arrived happened to be Gideon’s 8th birthday, which made the […]

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2015 Stats

2015 has been quite a whirlwind year.  Learning and growing never cease that is for sure!  It has been a blessing to serve 40 families this year as their midwife.  The early Spring season was rougher than I would have liked, but thankful for the continued growth and lessons.  What a wonderful, powerful year it […]

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In my  years as a birth worker, I have worked with countless women as they undergo the pressure from well meaning family and friends about “D” day.  Texts, phone calls and messages pour in through out the day with the question of the day, “Have you had that baby yet?” I refer to this as […]

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