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Certified Birth Doula: pregnancy and birth support/education
Placenta Encapsulation (OSHA Certified)
Childbirth Educator: group and private classes
Prenatal and postpartum nutrition and wellness consultations, including homeopathy and aromatherapy
Extensive lending library of books, CDs and DVDs
Blessing Way ceremony facilitator
“The whole point of woman-centered birth is the knowledge that a woman is the birth power source. She may need, and deserve, help, but in essence, she always had, currently has, and will have the power.” ~Heather McCue
Birth Doula since 2000.
250+ births at a variety of hospitals, homes and birth centres (natural and medicated births, caesarean births, VBAC, Hypnobirthing, special situations such as twins, breech, high risk).
Prenatal Educator since 2004 (over 1000 clients)
Supporting doula-clients through a variety of postpartum experiences, including special perinatal mood disorders, psychosis; navigating medical challenges.
Support for perinatal loss - from early miscarriage to loss at term.
300+ placentas encapsulated.
Breastfeeding education and support.
Doula Trainer (Birth and Postpartum, beginner and advanced classes)
Placenta Encapsulation Trainer
Certified Aromatherapist since 2001
Avid researcher and writer of evidence based articles about pregnancy, birth, treatments and interventions
MH (Master Herbalist), thesis: Prenatal Wellness and Nutrition
DONA & CAPPA trained Birth Doula
Certified Birth Doula, BWI
Midwives College of Utah (includes perinatal loss, special circumstances, trauma informed care, supporting survivors of abuse)
CBE (Childbirth Educator)
Breastfeeding for Birth Professionals
OSHA Certified in Blood Born Pathogens
Certified Aromatherapist, Wild Rose College