Testimonial Tuesday

Testimonial Tuesday – Katlin M.

Ever wonder what people are saying about Mercy and Comforts of Home Midwifery.  We are introducing a feature called Testimonial Tuesday.  Once a month, we will add a testimonial from women (or their husbands!), so you can see what other have to say about our services. Also you can find out more by going to …

How My Business Got Its Name

How I Became Comforts of Home Midwifery

Let’s face it.  I stink at naming.  When I was 8, I won a stuffed rabbit in a drawing at a Hallmark stationary store.  Years later when his fur had rubbed off from being loved so much, his name was still only Bunny.  6 years later, my sister’s cat had kittens.  I was allowed to …

Why I Became a Midwife

Why I Became a Midwife

My Mom’s Birth Experience One of the questions that I get asked the most is, “Why did I become a midwife?”.  It starts with my mom’s pregnancy with my little sister.  When my mom was pregnant with my sister Carina, we moved from Bishop, CA to Ridgecrest, CA which was about 2 1/2 hours away.  …

Should My Other Children Be Present at My Birth?

Should My Children Be Present at My Birth?

Are you thinking about having your other children present for your birth?  This meme made the rounds on Facebook in the last 9 months or so. I found it pretty humorous, so I saved it.  Women have many different reasons why or why they may not want their children present.  This decision is very personal.  …

The Elusive Dream Birth

The Elusive Dream Birth

I am about to get controversial on you.  There is one thing that I think many birth professionals are doing a disservice to our clients on in the natural birth community. We teach women to pursue the perfect dream birth in many ways. Some of this is through books that encourage calling contractions rushes or …