Birth is not only about making babies.

Birth is about making mothers --

strong, competent, capable mothers

who trust themselves

and know their inner strength.

 

-- Barbara Katz Rothman

My Qualifications

 

Mama to Ryan, born at home in 2008

Third generation homebirth worker and birth justice activist

Cofounder, Birthing Rights Bay Area

 

Doctor of Chiropractic,

Palmer College of Chiropractic West

 

Member, International Chiropractic Pediatric Association

 

Extensive post-graduate training in

perinatal and pediatric chiropractic

Birth Doula, first doula birth attended 1989

Birth Passage Dynamics™

Certified in Webster Technique

Craniosacral Therapy 

Sacral Occipital Technique™

 

Member, Sacral Occipital

Technique Organization-USA

Evidence Based Birth Instructor

Yoga Alliance-Approved

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

Levels I & II, Mount Madonna Center

 

Blissborn Birth Hypnosis

Certified Childbirth Educator

 

Advanced training in Spinning Babies™ technique

 

Dynamic Body Balance™ for birth

 

Neonatal Resuscitation (AAP/NRP)

 

Professional Member,

Bay Area Birth Information (BAMI)

Professional Member,

Birth Network of Santa Cruz County

 

Professional Member,

Birth Network of Monterey County

 

Bachelor of Arts, 

Loyola Marymount University

 

*Qualification list above last updated Winter, 2017