Alyssa puts equal emphasis in caring for both mother and child. Many people are familiar with the saying, "it takes a village to raise a child"; It also takes a village to care for mother and family. Making sure there are valuable resources available is important as your family grows. Alyssa supports families of all ethnic backgrounds, single parents, mothers with a history of fertility issues, grief, loss, and sexual trauma. Since each pregnancy, birthing woman, baby, and family is unique, Alyssa is able to modify her services based on your needs.
Your birth, your way. Alyssa is passionate about making sure you and your family have the ideal birthing experience and her philosophy is based on you. She supports Mothers and their partners in any birthplace - hospital, birth center, and home ranging from all-natural to all-medical births; holding an open space for every family during the sacred, transformative birthing experience. Alyssa will spend the time to make sure you understand terminology used in the hospital and midwife community and will help make sure your birth plan is acknowledged and respected.
As a person who is passionate about the importance of education, Alyssa prides herself on staying up-to-date on the latest prenatal, labor, and postpartum research. She will provide each one of her clients with the scientific-based research they need to make informed decisions.
Knowledge and confidence is empowering for families. In addition to educational support, Alyssa provides each family with emotional support during pregnancy, labor, postpartum, and throughout the journey of parenthood. She is able to provide physical instruction on a variety of positions and techniques to the laboring person, to aid progress in labor and improve comfort. For those who may be expecting their first child or do not come from large families, birth knowledge may be little to none. Alyssa is able to support both the laboring person AND the birthing partner. Your partner knows you and Alyssa knows birth!
“Here is to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.”