Hospital birth, midwife center birth, home birth, vaginal birth, ceserean birth, vaginal birth after ceserean (VBAC), natural birth, epidural, Pitocin, midwife, physician, doula support, partner support, birth with fear, birth without fear….
No matter which way it happens, it’s birth and it matters.
My desire is that however you choose to birth, you feel loved, supported and empowered.
Photo Credit to Perth Photography @catfancote.capturingbirth
Birth advocates and professionals
Here is a list of local and national professionals who have impacted my birth journeys.
Pittsburgh Midwife, Jennifer Nelson R.N., B.S.N., T.M., N.R.P. Instructor
My personal testimony of Jennifer is I believe she whole-heartedly made a positive difference in the experience and outcome of my son’s birth.
I have known Jennifer as both a midwife and doula, and her knowledge, passion, compassion, expertise and trustworthiness make her a game-changer for the advocacy of women, birth, babies, health and empowerment.
Visit Jennifer’s website at www.pittsburghmidwife.com
Hornack Health Center, Dr. Seth Hornack, DC
Lower Burrell, Pa 724-334-2225
Hardin Acupuncture, Debbie Hardin
Visit Debbie’s website at www.hardinacupuncture.com
Licensed Massage Therapist, Maria Fennell-Lachesky, LMT, BCTMB
Visit Maria’s website at www.mariasrenewyou.massagetherapy.com
Home Sweet Home Birth, Anne Margolis, CNM, LM, MSN, BSN, RNC
Anne is a Licensed Certified Nurse Midwife, Licensed Femme! Teacher, Certified Clarity Breathwork Practitioner, Yoga Teacher and practitioner. She is a 3rd generation guide to mommas birthing babies in her family. Anne has helped thousands of families in her 20+ year midwifery practice and has personally ushered the births of over 1000 healthy babies into the world. She has also guided countless human beings to heal from emotional pain, inner stress and trauma, tap into their strength and power, live fully and vibrantly, and reclaim their radiance, joyfulness, calm and overall sense of well-being.
I’ve worked with Anne personally and professionally and she has been a birth and feminine warrior mentor for me!
Visit her website at https://homesweethomebirth.com/
Try Life Center is an invaluable resource that can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Their website is full of resources for expecting families and their baby.
Visit their site at www.trylife.center
Carrying To Term is an organization that provides support and resources to equip families to navigate a prenatal diagnosis of a life-limiting condition.
Choosing to carry to term is a very personal decision, and they have a wonderful website of resources, information, education and support.
Please visit them at www.carryingtoterm.org