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Natural Birth Preparation Series

I’m teaching Natural Birth Classes this December! This will be a 4-week series held in Berkeley. Topics include: anatomy of birth, the progression of labor, when to call your midwife or doula, coping techniques and positions, what to expect at home, what to expect in the hospital, feeding your baby, self-care after the birth, newborn… Continue reading Natural Birth Preparation Series

Baby · Birth

Airplanes to babies 

I’m waiting at the airport for a flight back home. Yesterday I had the privilege of supporting my friend while she labored to bring her first baby into the world. For many logistical reasons we weren’t sure if  our plan would work. Early morning fog delaying my flight out continued to threaten the plan, even… Continue reading Airplanes to babies 

Birth · Change

Tree Rings

To say that we are living in challenging times right now is an understatement. There is a war going on in our heads and our hearts and everyone is affected. I have the ability to live with some privilege that others do not, so it’s my job to do what I can with that privilege… Continue reading Tree Rings