Tag / houston midwife

E and F hired me in the first trimester of their first pregnancy.  Pregnancy progressed along very normally until 37 weeks when we began to notice that the fundal height measurement was starting to lag.  At 39 weeks, I sent E for an ultrasound which confirmed baby was SGA (small for gestational age) and potentially […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Birth Story of Teagan

  R and D started care with me in the second trimester of their third pregnancy.  R had two previous cesareans and was seeking a provider who would allow her a chance for a vaginal birth after two cesareans. Things went along perfectly.  I had vacation dates scheduled for March when R hired me, but […]

Read More

Birth Story of Cierra

D and S started care with me early in the first trimester of D’s third pregnancy.  Five years earlier, I was blessed to have been part of S and D’s birth journey as their doula.  Pregnant again, D wanted to pursue a home water birth this time around with me as her midwife, instead of […]

Read More

A Sacred Journey Doula Training 2.0, Training 1 of 2016

Pleased to announce that I just completed my ninth training since starting the training program with A Sacred Journey Doula Training in May 2013.  It was such a joy to help train seven women in their journeys as doulas. I have made several additions and changes over the years, but the changes for 2016 have […]

Read More