The Birth of Baby Boy J!

I met Lindsay and Jeff early on in her pregnancy. I was pregnant about a trimester ahead of Lindsay and teaching one of my favorite classes, “You’re Pregnant! Now What?”, at a local children’s store. The two of them came for a private class with me and then finished the series with me in a […] Read more…

World Breastfeeding Week 2017 – Supporting Breastfeeding One Photo at a Time

  This year, to commemorate world breastfeeding week during the first week of August, I had the privilege of teaming up with a local birth and family photographer while she carried out a long-standing dream to gather her tribe of like minded mamas and take a beautiful photo of their breastfeeding relationships. Fifteen mamas and […] Read more…

The Birth of Baby Girl V!

Monday Evening After a great weekend enjoying her baby shower, Emily was admitted to the hospital for monitoring due to high blood pressure. Up until this point, the only thing being regularly monitored in the pregnancy had been gestational diabetes, which was being treated successfully through diet. After staying for a few hours Emily was […] Read more…

The Birth of Baby Girl K!

Monday Morning After a weekend filled with early labor, a walk on the beach, and lots of laying low, Alex was eager to have labor begin before her final scheduled birth center appointment that Monday morning. Even more so since she had passed both of her original guess dates; the closest being four days prior. […] Read more…

Why Hire A Labor Doula?

    So just what is a labor doula? Basically the title means labor coach, but a great doula fills many roles. They can support your partner, advocate for your wishes, ease the intensity of labor, provide helpful local resources, encourage an environment conducive to breastfeeding and bonding, and in many cases help you and […] Read more…

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