Let’s Get Personal!

I offer personalized care to every one of my soon-to-be mothers and partners. What does this mean? You may be thinking “of course you do, all professionals provide personal care to their clients. It’s their job.” Not exactly. Care providers work with their clients to accomplish some sort of goal, whether it is to heal, educate, or “birth their baby.” It is too easy to fall into the trap of looking only towards the end goal and forgetting that the client is indeed a person: not just a client. My goal is to have every mother and – if they have one – partner to leave my support after the birth of their child feeling personal with me and fully supported with their choices. Continue reading

Why Doctors Are Not the “Bad Guys”

It is almost impossible to go to the hospital with a health issue and not succumb to surgery or prescription medicines to relieve the diagnosis. Medical interventions happen. Doctors continuously suggest new ways to intervene with our bodies. We then begin to forget how to trust our body’s natural messages or rely on our own judgement as to how we may be healed. When people try to relearn natural remedies they tend to blame the medical profession for their desired change in lifestyle. It is so easy to blame someone else for something that is harmful: saying “never trust doctors,” when, in fact, there are many outstanding and caring doctors in the industry. It is not as important to look at why doctors are “bad professionals” as it is to ask ourselves “why do doctors provide treatments the way they do?” Continue reading