Resources for Parents

Helpful tools as you prepare for labor, birth, and parenting.

CHOOSE A PROVIDER & BIRTH LOCATION

Are you struggling to decide if a hospital or home birth is right for you? Considering OB, Family Doctor or Midwifery care? Take this quick quiz to help find the best fit for your family when choosing a birth location and care provider. Plus download questions to ask potential providers to help you make an informed choice.

QUESTIONS TO ASK CARE PROVIDERS

Research says the outcome of your birth is dependent on the doctor or midwife. Download my comprehensive list of questions that originate from best practice and evidence based information on labor and birth to guide conversations if you are interviewing providers, or discussing your options with your current provider.

Seattle Water Birth Guide

Enjoy my top tips for laboring and birthing in water, and join the thousands of Seattle families who have benefited from the use of a birth tub during their home birth, and find out how you can rent a birth tub!

Discover the Miles Circuit for baby positioning

You've heard the stories from friends about their loooong labors, or the pain of back labor? The Miles Circuit is a simple three step sequence of positions that can be done during pregnancy or labor to help baby get in the optimal position and lead to a quicker, less painful birth. Learn how to use the Miles Circuit today!

Need help with anxiety or depression?

If you are finding pregnancy or postpartum difficult, and wonder if you could benefit from some support, complete this evidence based perinatal despression/anxiety screening tool and find resources that can help. You are not alone.

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Birth Tub Rental for home birth

Having a home birth and want to take advantage of a roomy, accessible tub to labor and/or birth in? Find out all the benefits and how to rent a birth tub for your due month.

Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting Classes

Discover childbirth classes that are fun, engaging, and full of the information you need to prepare for birth and baby? Find the childbirth class that fits your needs.

TENS Units, Rebozos & Labor Tools

Helpful tools for reducing pain and getting baby lined up well for a smoother, shorter labor and birth. Choose from birth balls, rebozos, TENS units & more to use in labor.