Give Birth with Confidence!
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A doula can help you...
- release fears
- labor with confidence
- reduce your risk of a cesarean
- improve your satisfaction with your birth experience
- labor without or delay pain medication
- be in control of the decisions regarding your care
- shorten your labor
- reduce your risk of medical interventions
Doulas are for partners too!Did you know I support dads, partners, and the whole family, in addition to the person giving birth? My clients were interviewed for this Parents.com article. Read what these partners had to say about my services.
You bet they are! While there is zero evidence to support the myth that some hospitals are not equipped to handle Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC), some prominent Bay Area hospitals still have policies in place not allowing parents to choose a Trial of Labor (term...read more
At 34 weeks, we knew the due date was fast approaching... But I wasn't feeling ready to have my baby! I was tired from working too much, worrying too much, moving to a new house, not having enough time to attend all the birthing classes I thought I needed, to read all...read more
I was trying to come up with a recipe for lactation muffins for a friend using ingredients I had at home. They have since become a favorite of mine and my kids love them too. High in protein, good fats and fiber. Free of wheat flour, but if you need them to be gluten...read more
I'm still feeling a little light on my toes from the boost to cloud 9 after spending the day yesterday with renowned midwife Gail Tully, and a room full of doulas and midwives from around the Bay Area. I have poured over everything Gail puts on the internet for years....read more
I am so excited for the things I have planned for 2015. I can't believe my business has grown so much this past year! I am overwhelmed with gratitude to be here, living in my passion every day. I have been working with Sara Thompson of Warm Hands Birth Services as my...read more
I have decided this year to be more active on the blog section of this website, both as an outlet to help me stay focused on my goals, and to allow clients and potential clients a closer look at my personality and life. I look forward to sharing more about myself, my...read more
AREAS I SERVE
Serving the San Francisco Bay Area, including the East Bay, Lamorinda, Tri-Vally and Delta Valley. Including Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Danville, Brentwood, Discovery Bay, Oakley, Antioch, Bay Point, Concord, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Moraga, Lafayette, Orinda, Berkeley, Oakland, Albany, Richmond, and Pinole.
HOSPITALS I SERVE
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Alameda County Medical Center - Highlands, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, John Muir Medical Center – Walnut Creek, Kaiser – Antioch, Kaiser – Oakland, Kaiser – Walnut Creek, San Ramon Regional Medical Center, Sutter Delta Medical Center, and Valleycare Medical Center.