February 23, 2020

Connecticut currently has 6 homebirth practices (One CNM practice and 5 CPM's) giving primary care. Some Midwives are working within these practices and some are pursuing the CPM credential. Some CPM's do not take on their own clients for primary care. Some are inactiv...

January 3, 2020

Order our custom birth kit at www.preciousarrows.com . This kit contains many handy disposable items that you or your midwives may find very helpful during labor, birth or postpartum. 

I'll also ask you to gather the following and store them in a large tub or laundry ba...

December 10, 2019

One of the most common reasons my clients choose home birth and care with a Midwife is their desire for a water birth. Laboring in water is a great way to reduce pain, promote relaxation and help you achieve the empowering natural birth you want. Studies have shown wat...

March 2, 2018

I often get asked about the requirements for a home birth.

"I live in a small apartment, can I give birth there?" 

"I live on the third floor, is that ok?"

"We are a multigenerational family sharing space."

"What will I do with my older kids?"

"Will I need a Doula?"


February 20, 2018

While home birth is typically thought of for only "low risk" pregnancies, very little information is available regarding how risk is determined. Here is a handy breakdown of conditions that would require consultation, referral or transfer of care. 


February 1, 2018

While I do not expect my clients to drastically change their lifestyle for pregnancy, here are a few small steps you can take to a healthier you during your pregnancy.

  • See your midwife early in pregnancy

  • Keep your appointments

  • Get treatment for all infecti...

January 6, 2018

There are lots of simple changes you can make and small preparations you can plan for in order to make your home birth successful. Here are a few of my favorites. 


It is important to eat and drink regularly in pregnancy, and labor is no exception. When you ge...

November 26, 2017

  • Quality care is...prenatal visits that allow enough time to ask questions, understand care options, and share concerns. Midwives generally allot one hour per visit.

  • Quality care is...your provider taking the time to explain options and alternatives in prenatal...

October 10, 2017

As your Midwife, I offer in-house prenatal labs. You will not have to take the time to go to a freestanding lab, I can draw all of the necessary blood at your visit. 

Initial prenatal blood work includes the following: 

Blood Type 
This test determines you...

September 2, 2017

Who is the ideal candidate for a home birth? 

I often get inquiries from families who want to know if they can safely birth at home. Often they’ve been led to believe their pregnancies are “high risk” because they are over 35, they’re overweight, they’ve had a prior ces...

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