You want an inclusive, trauma-informed, non-medical professional trained in body movement, yoga, reiki, lactation, and more before, during, and after childbirth to educate, research, share, and provide continuous support to you during this radical time in your life. You want to be heard, seen, and supported. You deserve someone to listen respectfully to all the questions that arise when you're not sitting with your care provider. You deserve someone to pay attention to and help you address your desires, your fears, your curiosities.
This is Radical Birth.
My goal is to provide professional and nurturing support so that you feel safe, comfortable, and well informed to make decisions out of a place of empowerment, not fear. As a birth keeper it is my place to respect and honor your wishes for the full spectrum of fertility. I do not provide medical advice, or perform any procedures. Fertility, abortion, miscarriage, childbearing, birth and loss are highly individualized circumstances; as such my job is to follow your preferences and provide care within my scope of practice. I do not make decisions for you and/or your partner, but I can provide a kind listening ear, a hand to hold, yoga, reiki, and resources for questions you may have.
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I am truly honored you are considering me to be a part of your team and provide evidence-based, trauma conscious, and whole-heart nurturing during this juncture.
What is a Birth Keeper?
In this case, I am trained in the full spectrum , and trauma conscious methods of reproduction, who provides continuous emotional, physical, and educational support to persons and/or their families who are waiting, aborting, pregnant, birthing, or grieving.
I believe birth is a radical, transformative experience, and that each fertility journey has its own story to write.
My goal is to provide professional support, resources, and information, so that you feel safe, comfortable, respected, powerful, and informed at each juncture you encounter over the course of our time together. As a birth keeper it is my place to respect and honor your wishes including, but not limited to: birthing at home, abortion, birthing in hospital, cesarean, surrogacy, etc...
I do not provide medical advice, or perform any procedures.
I am here to ask you questions, listen to your concerns and desires, and help prepare you for this next chapter.
My doula scope serves you in the following ways-
*Individual attention. I only accept one client per month. This allows me to focus on you and your experience to the best of my ability.
*Emotional, physical and educational support during pregnancy, birth and immediate postpartum
*LGBT and BIPOC families, I am here, willing, and able as an ally and advocate so that you can birth safely and respectfully with providers who support your desires, listen to your concerns, and provide affirming care
*Upon contract signing, email/text/phone support during business hours 7am-9pm (or after hours in unusual circumstances)
*2 prenatal visits (approximately 1.5 hrs. each) to get to know your unique preferences, walk through your birth preferences for this labor and postpartum period, discuss prenatal & postpartum questions you may have, help with getting your home ready for baby, plans for older children, pets, etc...and give you lots of resources about many of the decisions you'll make in the near future
You can reach me via text or call 24/7 beginning at 37 weeks gestation
*1 postpartum visit. You can reach me via text, call or email for 6 weeks during the early recovering process.
*During your active birthing phase, I provide continuous labor support as defined as: Facilitation of your birth vision, including but not limited to comfort measures, movement, positioning, reiki, additional music and/or special readings, or anything else that feels supportive to you
*Working with your partner to establish and maintain a peaceful and positive environment
*Working with staff and providers to establish a positive rapport and to ensure that you have enough information to make informed decisions about your care
*Yoga for Fertility, Prenatal, Postpartum, and Couples
*Reiki for you, for baby, for partner
*Objective birth story processing, and ceremony
*Continuous, calm presence & nurturing support to normalize your individualized experience
*All services offered virtually, in-person, hybrid
*sliding scale available
You‘re about to cross a threshold. There’s no going back. There’s only going through. You are powerful. No matter what led you to pregnancy, what complications you may or may not encounter, or what you choose for your outcome. I support it all. And I’m immensely honored you’re considering me to be an advocate with you, and to hold space for you, in your fertility journey.
I offer a discount on my services if you're planning a home birth with