Category Archives: Community Resources

FREE Waterbirth Presentation for Parents

If you are local then come check out the waterbirth workshop being presented free for the community by a visiting midwife from the UK. You can download the PDF at this link: Waterbirth Workshop It’s Thursday evening, September 26th at … Continue reading

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Placentas! (Warning, Images Included)

Have you heard about placental encapsulation? Just the phrase gets a range of reactions from parents, but over the last year I would estimate a third to half of my clients have encapsulated their placentas. The feedback has been overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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Pediatric Options in Denton

I’m often asked in the childbirth class I teach about local options for primary care providers for their new babies. In our group class we have a pediatric nurse practitioner come speak and I’ll include his link as well, but … Continue reading

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Mommy & Me Mixer – Breastfeeding Support Group

For local moms, I’ve been hearing rave reviews about the new lactation support group being hosted by the IBCLCs at Denton Presby hospital. This page has more details: Mommy and Me Mixer Meets each Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Special Scars – Katie Perez

Katie Perez is a wife and mom to 4, a birth doula, apprentice midwife, and had a vba3c with an inverted T incision in August of 2009. She now sits on the board of directors for the non-profit organization Special … Continue reading

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Monitrice Services – Abbie Spreier

What is a monitrice? How does her role differ from that of a doula or midwife? A midwife is a primary care provider who offers complete prenatal, birth, and postpartum care. A doula gives physical, emotional, and informational support to … Continue reading

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Sidelines Support – Nancy Veeneman

Eight years ago this month my pregnancy developed complications and I was put on bedrest. While searching for information online I found out about the website Sidelines.org – an organization providing volunteer support for moms in situations like mine. I … Continue reading

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Yoga and Birth go Hand in Hand – Shannon Josephson

Shannon and I trained with the same doula certification program, and we also shared the same doula! We met last year and I’ve enjoyed so much getting to know and learning from her. In addition to being a doula and … Continue reading

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Chiropractic Care – Dr. Kristi Corder

Dr. Kristi Corder received her Doctor of Chiropractic from Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX in 2003. She’s a fellow of the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association and is also certified in the Webster Technique for Pregnancy, which assists with … Continue reading

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Fun to Come!

* Currently my tech/design guy is swamped with a major project but once that is completed he’s tackling MY big project – a redo of my photo site with some new additions. I am very excited, as this will involve … Continue reading

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