Kaj and Poppy’s Birth Story

By |2018-09-30T15:34:05+00:00February 4th, 2018|breech birth, Midwife, twins at home, Uncategorized|

I write this the eve before their first birthday (posted 2 months later), how did that happen so fast? Here goes, and sorry, but I’m pretty blunt and won’t be sugarcoating much of the gory details--you’ve been warned.  It was a dark and stormy night.  Just kidding, it wasn’t really, although the weather had been [...]

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Breech doesn’t have to mean Cesarean.

By |2016-09-02T04:02:18+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Cesarean.|

Here is some amazing information including pictures and videos of vaginal breech births. It can be done! Sadly residents are not learning how to support vaginal breech births, so they in turn do not practice it in their practice. Its nice to know the art is still being practiced and passed on. http://www.homebirth.net.au/category/birth/breech-birth http://www.homebirth.net.au/2010/01/frank-breech-video.html

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By |2018-09-30T15:34:05+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Cord Blood, Midwife, Placenta, Uncategorized|

When I was a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed student midwife I was awarded with a certificate and a box of chocolates. My achievement was collecting the most cord blood in the hospital. At that time the Local Health District was trialing a cord blood bank. The collected stem cells were to be used for treating leukemia [...]

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STOP! Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater.

By |2018-09-30T15:34:05+00:00September 1st, 2016|Dehydration, Placenta, Uncategorized|

Let’s talk about the new Buzzfeed video that I am featured in.  I was initially very reluctant to participate in this project but I decided to go for it and now I’m a little bummed on the outcome, but looking at it as more of an opportunity to cover this subject.  Ochi’s initial reactions seem [...]

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Looking for Placenta Encapsulation in Los Angeles and surrounding areas? We’re here to help.

By |2018-09-30T15:34:06+00:00September 2nd, 2015|Dehydration, Placenta, placenta encapsulation southern california, Placenta Encapulation, Uncategorized|

Traditionally, placenta capsules have been used to help: · Balance your hormones · Increase milk supply · Combat Fatigue · Increase your energy · Prevent signs of aging · Recover more quickly from childbirth · Replenish what was lost during childbirth · Bring the body back into balance · Prevent and treat the “baby blues” [...]

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Video From a Client

By |2018-09-30T15:34:06+00:00September 2nd, 2014|Milk Supply, Placenta, Placenta Encapulation|

http://youtu.be/z1pZYhjIDvg Thanks so much for sharing your experience! Just to clarify a couple of things, the cost is actually $275, not $400. And the tincture can be used in conjunction with the capsules or when the capsules are gone. You use the tincture for the same reasons you would use the capsules, any time of [...]

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