“My labor assistant was my friend, my strength, my shield, my teacher, and most of all, my anchor in a sea of confusion, pain and fatigue. She was to me what a lighthouse was to a ship, a gentle guide showing you your destination and helping you avoid unnecessary hazards.”                                                                                                — a mother

Many . . . → Read More: Doulas

Golden Matrix

This title came to me in a vision one day when meditating. I saw the energy we put out in thoughts of love and peace, radiating from our hearts and hands, and connecting us with all others around the Earth. Each connection was another golden thread of love energy joining to form a golden . . . → Read More: Golden Matrix

Creating Matrixes

The word matrix comes from Latin meaning “womb”. We get the words mother, matter, and material from the root matrix. Webster’s also defines matrix as:

the cavity in which something is formed the rock in which a fossil or mineral is embedded in printing – a mold from which a plate can be made . . . → Read More: Creating Matrixes

Gardisil Alert

Gardisil is the vaccine to protect against HPV that is having a huge media campaign. Some people even want to pass laws making it mandatory. Let’s look at this issue more closely.

There are 100 strains of HPV and Gardisil protects against two of them. 44% of American women age 20-24 are infected with . . . → Read More: Gardisil Alert

Medical-Physiological Pathways of Birth

General Differences Between a traditional US Hospital Birth, and a Home/Midwife Attended Birth US Medical/Hospital Home/Midwife Limit of two support people Presence of friends, family, and children Confinement to bed or one position Freedom to walk and change positions as desired Induction and augmentation of labor: Spontaneous labor or natural alternatives: Stripping membranes, rupturing . . . → Read More: Medical-Physiological Pathways of Birth

Why Choose A Midwife

 ” to ensure our birthing experience is kept sacred and ceremonial within our family circle.”                                                                                                                               Victoria Sky, mother and artist

     Midiwves are generally women. For many women it seems natural to have a woman attendant during this uniquely feminine rite of passage. Women live cyclical, rhythmic lives. Our brains have more connections . . . → Read More: Why Choose A Midwife

Birth Sounds

first waterbirth at new center

For years I’ve been telling women of the psychic energy connection between the throat and jaw and the cervix and vagina. Tension and unexpressed words or emotion can inhibit a woman’s opening during labor and birth. From Elizabeth Davis’ book, Energetic Pregnancy, I’ve learned there is actually a . . . → Read More: Birth Sounds