Saying Goodbye to Julie

Building a space that is supportive of birth choices and encourages community is something a younger me dreamed of, and the current me is still in disbelief that it’s become a reality. Helping to create San Francisco Birth Center has been an amazing adventure. I am...

Preparing Yourself for the Fourth Trimester

Many cultures around the world recognize a sacred period after the birth of a baby, often referred to as the 4th trimester. During this time, often around 40 days, new moms do not leave the house, or sometimes even the bed.  The mom is fed nourishing meals to prepare...
The Art of Watchful Waiting

The Art of Watchful Waiting

“The best things in life are worth waiting for, fighting for, believing in, and never letting go of.” – Unknown Having a baby involves a lot of waiting. Waiting for those two little lines to appear on that pregnancy test. Waiting to hear the sound of the...