What is HeartSpace & Who is it for?

What is HeartSpace & Who is it for?

Who are the people who walk through this door, settle in on the couch, feel the HeartSpace vibe, and decide that this is where they belong? There is no one “type” but there is certainly a common thread. That thread is faith: faith in the process, faith in themselves,...
Thoughts on Solo Midwifery Practice

Thoughts on Solo Midwifery Practice

As the New Year has come around, I’ve been thinking a lot about the idea of solo practice midwifery. I find myself, through no intention of my own, the sole proprietor of a thriving home birth practice. As strange as it sounds, the reality of this has snuck up on me....
A HeartSpace Mom Tells Her Birth Story

A HeartSpace Mom Tells Her Birth Story

Ivy Kathryn-July 4, 2012 I started with Owen and Nathan’s birth stories not only because I wanted to record them, but because I wanted to portray the vast differences between their births and Ivy’s. Consider yourself warned, this is really long!I had...
Caona’s Birth Video

Caona’s Birth Video

We are pleased to unveil this special birth video. We feel so honored to share these moments with families.  This story highlights the power of intention.  This family had a vision of who would accompany them on their journey and  as you will see, each person shines...
Haiti, 2012

Haiti, 2012

In July, I had the opportunity to travel with Midwives for Haiti to Hinche, about 60 miles northeast of Port-au-Prince. Hinche is in the central plateau region of Haiti. Although it wasn’t physically damaged in the 2010 earthquake, thousands of survivors took refuge...
You’re Doing WHAT with Your Placenta?!

You’re Doing WHAT with Your Placenta?!

When I first heard about humans eating placentas, I had the knee-jerk reaction that probably most of you also had. However, after the initial yuck-factor, when I really thought about it, it made sense. I grew up on a farm. My first experiences with birth were with...