Preventing Group B Strep (GBS) In Pregnancy

Preventing Group B Strep (GBS) In Pregnancy

Group B Strep (Group Beta Streptococcus) or often referred to as GBS, is a topic that I don’t think gets talked about early enough in pregnancy.   Honestly, many of my last minute clients never discussed GBS or what it was until they suddenly were faced...
Are Bay Area hospitals banning vaginal birth?

Are Bay Area hospitals banning vaginal birth?

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...

There was Kathryn! – A Doula Story

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,...
Easier, faster birth with Spinning Babies!!!!

Easier, faster birth with Spinning Babies!!!!

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...