My Approach

As a birth doula, I help you sort through your options, develop a clear vision of your wishes for birth, build your confidence, and recognize your innate power to give birth. I do not have an agenda for your birth. I am there to support you no matter what your choices are. During labor, I provide a calm and constant reassuring presence, skillful hands-on support, and I ensure that your voice is being heard. Birth can be unpredictable. My goal is to nurture the positive within whatever transpires. I strive to bring mindfulness, calm and care to each moment, so that even if things don’t go as expected, you feel safe, supported, and empowered at all times.

 

During the postpartum period, I am there to help answer the myriad of questions you may have about what is normal/ what's not normal regarding breastfeeding and newborn care. In addition as a part of my birth doula package, I include a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy session for baby and family. During this time, you are adjusting to a new sleep pattern and let’s face it - a new life! A BCST session offers an opportunity to slow down, calm your nervous system, welcome your little one into the world, and resolve any physical or emotional difficulties that arose for you or your baby during or after the birth. A BCST session can also unwind any restrictions in your baby's physical structure helping to resolve colic, gas, acid reflux and breastfeeding latch difficulties.