Tag: birth work

  • The Unassisted Birth Story Of Micah

    The Unassisted Birth Story Of Micah

    For years I have had the privilege to bear witness to and support over 100 labor and births, majority of them successfully occurring naturally. The most special to me tend to be the unassisted, untouched, primal births. Until I gave birth to baby Micah I had never experienced that level of magic and power in […]

  • Fetal Membranes – The Biological Bandage

    Fetal Membranes – The Biological Bandage

    How preserving, and later using fetal membranes can help healing bodily ailments due to their stem cell and regenerative medicine healing properties.

  • Birthkeeper or Doula; What’s the Difference?

    Birthkeeper or Doula; What’s the Difference?

    What is the difference between a Doula and a Birthkeeper? Really, there should be no difference but it seems society has made it a huge difference. By definition, a Doula is a woman, typically without formal obstetric training, who is employed to provide guidance and support to a pregnant woman during labor. This is also […]

  • Birthkeeper/Doula Training in Baltimore, MD

    As a growing number of families are actively seeking out doulas to attend their births, a huge opportunity for employment opens up to many. And, while more and more doulas are just beginning their journey on this remarkable career path, they seek mentorship, community, and hands-on training. On August 3, 2019, only in Baltimore Maryland, […]

  • Attending a Birth While Having a Miscarriage

    Attending a Birth While Having a Miscarriage

    As birth workers, we are no exception to the number of women that experience early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or infant loss (1 in 4). Even so, I have never had anyone ever mention it to me; how it would feel, the swirl of emotions I would experience. So, here I am to break that silence. […]