Category: Pregnancy

Our Birthright

In the past few weeks, I have had the privilege to provide labor support to two families who have participated in the Little Tree pregnancy program. Being with these families in the birth space reinforced for me that the model of care I am…

Save the Dates

As we begin 2020, I want to share information about some of the upcoming offerings at Little Tree. My goal is to provide opportunities to improve wellness, support growth and facilitate connection. Here is a peak at what is coming with dates and times…

Book Club

I just finished “Babies are not Pizzas: They’re Born, not Delivered” by Rebecca Dekker RN, PhD. In this book, she shines light on the state of maternity care in our country through the sharing of her journey. She starts by sharing the story of…

Natural Childbirth

Early in the third trimester I explore with women their thoughts and feelings about their upcoming labor and birth. Many will say, “I want to birth naturally, but I am open to an epidural.” Based on my many years of being with women in…

Prenatal Care

I have been thinking about pregnant women a lot lately.  Over my career, and on my own journey as a mother,  I have come to see that we are missing opportunities to support women as they grow into mothering.   When I see pregnant…