Yearly Archives: 2016


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Are routine vaginal exams in pregnancy necessary? I am here to tell you, emphatically, that no they are not! As a midwife, I tend to cringe at the very nature of any intervention being routine or necessary for every client.Routine vaginal exams to assess your cervix during pregnancy are one […]

The Myth of Vaginal Exams


Witches testimony 4
The Witches Testimony. We came forward, we stood tall together and spoke our truth. Call us witches, healers, midwives, women; we will accept all the names and carry them forward.  The room was full, all the ears and all the eyes were open. Centuries ago, when we testified the outcomes […]

Witches Testimony




Midwife 6
I am a midwife and that is how I think of myself.  As such, I proudly walk With Woman on the path through life’s cycles.  I am a community based provider, practicing my craft at a free standing birth center.  Caring for pregnant people and their families is a monumental […]

Midwife Between Worlds


Ask A Midwife 4
I started this series, Ask A Midwife, a little while back. My goal was to start a dialogue and open a forum for people to ask questions that may have always wondered. Questions about midwifery, about birth, pregnancy, breastfeeding or parenthood. Questions from doulas, aspiring midwives and student midwives, birth […]

Ask A Midwife, Part Three


Cesarean Birth 6
Houston, we have a problem! The rate of cesarean birth in this country is out of control. Currently, the national average is 32.2% ! This is a major public health issue and one that is being looked at by many different organizations.  You can check out this great information through Every Mother […]

Cesarean Birth



Dearest Doula
I was recently interviewed by Nathalie Saenz owner of Dearest Doula in San Antonio Texas. She has a great podcast series on various birth professionals…you should for sure check them all out!  I had a lot of fun talking with her and she asked some great questions. Have you ever wondered how a midwife […]

Dearest Doula Podcast