5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Birth Doula

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Birth Doula

When one parent suggests hiring a doula (and it’s the dad/partner more often than you think), one of the most common responses the other parent expresses is “Do we really need one?” Partners may feel like supporting the mom/birthing person is their job. The...

Signs that Labor Could Be Starting

It is exciting to think about the baby arriving soon. What are actually the tried and true signs that labor is starting? Your water breaks! You might think that it is due to incontinence, but you can easily check by smelling the fluid. It should have a strong...

How to Find the Right Care Provider for Your Birth

One of the most important elements in giving birth is feeling safe, no matter where it is that you are planning to give birth. Once you establish which setting this is for you, the next step would be to look for the right care provider.  Questions to ask yourself...

Obstetrical Kindness

I work in Miami. It is a strange and wonderful place. When it comes to giving birth in the magic city, the accounts are often less than magical. We have a C-section rate that is the highest in the nation and hear repeated stories of traumatic experiences and...

Is Kate for real?

There has been a buzz about Kate Middleton’s photo just a few hours after birth. She looks beautiful, relaxed,  radiant.  Many people have said that this is neither “real” or realistic. I believe it is both. In our culture, we have been so conditioned to...
Covid-19 Update 😷

Now Providing Virtual Classes For Your Safety

In these unusual times, we are now offering all of our classes and workshops via zoom, a live online platform. All are interactive, never recorded, so that you may communicate with your instructors and classmates. It's just like being there!