Why I Switched To A Sliding Scale Payment Structure

Why I Switched To A Sliding Scale Payment Structure

I recently switched to a sliding-scale payment structure for all of my work offered here, from in-person birth doula services and virtual doula services to doula mentoring and copywriting (abortion doula and miscarriage doula services have always been and always will...
Against “Empowered”

Against “Empowered”

NOTE: I originally wrote this blog post in January 2014, over six years ago! It was never published, but I reread it and found it relevant, so decided to pull it from the archives to see the light. I’ve been thinking about something for a while, something that...
I am a certified APPA placenta specialist!

I am a certified APPA placenta specialist!

  I am happy to announce that I’m now a certified APPAC! I’ve just completed all of the certification requirements to become a certified placenta specialist through the Association of Placenta Preparation Arts. Although I’ve already been...
Family-Centered Cesarean: M’s Story

Family-Centered Cesarean: M’s Story

Two years ago, on May 15, I supported an incredible family-centered Cesarean birth at the University of New Mexico hospital here in Albuquerque. I’m sharing the story here from my point of view, with permission from my client, M. M is, to put it simply, a tour...