I Can't Afford a Homebirth and Other Money Issues

business

First Babies Can Fall Out But Often They Don't

Taking Back Birth

Are You a Birth Witch?

Spirituality

How We Named 
Our Babies

Mothering

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I am so excited to finally launch my Magical Mama Circle! I talked all about it after a quick webinar this week called “How to Raise Magical Children”. If you couldn’t attend live, and (like me) you prefer to listen to podcasts over watching videos, this is for you! I talk first about who this […]

The Magical Mama Circle and a Webinar Replay

Podcast

Let me paint you a picture. If things continue how they’re going in the birth and midwifery world, here is my prediction for how things will look here in the US in 20 years, when I’m in my 50’s, and my daughter will be in her childbearing years. MIDWIVES Midwifery will be highly regulated via […]

The Future of Birth is Bleak

Midwifery

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I am so honored to have interviewed one of my favorite mama clients, Erny, who I met a while ago at an Indie Birth free workshop. She invited me on the journey of her fourth pregnancy and what a beautiful journey it was! Listen in as she tells the story of her ecstatic 4th birth; […]

A Homebirth After 3 C-Sections with Erny Jett

Taking Back Birth

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As a doula, it is essential to establish a strong connection with your clients and ensure that you are the right fit for each other. While attracting clients is important, it is equally crucial to carefully screen and evaluate potential clients to determine if they align with your values and philosophy. This article delves into […]

The Importance of Honing Your Picker as a Doula

Doula

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I had fun with this one since I’m not attending births right now and felt I could be so super duper honest! My hope for this podcast is that it inspires you to think beyond the (medical) box we’ve often found ourselves in as midwives and even as mamas that seek midwives. If we threw […]

Why Dopplers are Dumb (Or, the Overreliance on Technology)

Taking Back Birth

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In this podcast, I wanted to riff on a recent post/blog I made about birth not being something you order up like cabinets. I go into a LOT more detail and expand on this idea with what I feel we CAN and CANNOT influence. Ultimately, we don’t get to choose life or death for another […]

Birth is Not Like Cabinets

Taking Back Birth

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I have breastfed 10 babies and (still going) have learned a lot about nursing beyond the baby and infant time. Tune in to learn about Magical Mama membership and my experience around nursing older babies and kids. https://www.magicalmama.org

Mothering #11: Continued Breastfeeding Through the Toddler Years 

Podcast

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Take these 10 minutes or so to connect with the baby that is growing in your womb, at whatever stage of pregnancy you are in. Connecting with your baby is one of the most sound ways to open that conversation and receive whatever insight is there to be received.

Meditation for Connecting with Your Baby In the Womb

Taking Back Birth

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SO excited to have Sam and Angelia on my podcast! Both of these amazing ladies have been working alongside of me the last year as students and apprentices and friends. I love the conversation we had and the insights and energy they always bring to the table. Imagine being raised as a student midwife with […]

What if Midwifery Apprenticeship Looked More Like This?

Taking Back Birth

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