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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


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