10/10/2017

Plan B: An Origins Midwife’s Story

As a mother who has had the perfect home water-birth experience myself, I never dreamed that my son would be born via cesarean delivery.
09/26/2017

Postpartum Doulas: Origins Birth and Wellness Collective’s Perspective

Having a new baby, while being the most magical time in your life, can simultaneously be some of the most overwhelming times!
09/11/2017

Perineal Massage the Origins’ Way

Research has shown that performing prenatal perineal massage can reduce your risk of having vaginal trauma at birth as well as several other benefits.
08/29/2016

A Note to Baby Joseph

Your birth story began 9 days after your due date...
05/02/2016

To Cut or Not To Cut

I have three sons. The first two are circumcised, the last is not. Here is how I came to my final decision NOT to circumcise.
04/25/2016

Breastfeeding 101: The Early Days

04/18/2016

Vitamin K Shot: Consent or Deny?

The Vitamin K injection is very controversial amongst midwives, doctors, nurses, childbirth educators, and doulas. Learn more here...
01/29/2016

A Note from Mommy

It’s hard for me to know where to start? This journey really began the day I gave birth to my third child Paxton, four and a half years ago.