Monthly Archives: July 2011

Prenatal Perineal Massage

I’ve been asked a few times lately during normal prenatal visits with clients as they get near term – usually first time parents, “So what do you think about perineal massage? And when do you think we should start it?” In case you don’t know what prenatal perineal massage is – it is using the […]

Welcome Earthside – Baby Violet!

Melissa was a first time mother who began seeing our practice very early in her pregnancy. She and her husband (a local police officer) took childbirth classes at our office, hired Rose Day to be their doula, checked off their birth supplies as they gathered them, and then waited patiently for their first baby, a […]

THE LITTLE STINKER! (Compound presentation – ouch!)

WARNING: Graphic photos to follow…..!!! I recently had the honor of attending an amazing first birth of a mommy and daddy who worked incredibly together for 2 days to bring forth their son. She was in labor for two full days, fighting for every step forward in her labor. She was a trooper and took […]