My origin story
My first pregnancy “was a dream” and assumed that childbirth would be the same. I was the “perfect patient”, meaning never questioned anything the doctor’s or hospital told me, and like 1 in 3 women in America, this resulted in a c-section. The operative report from c-section references my weight as the reason I couldn’t give birth vaginally, which was hurtful and felt wrong. My body couldn’t be the problem – I’ve always been athletic and strong physically, despite any pregnancy weight. It lit a fire in my heart to figure out how it all happened, with the intent of making my next birth a VBAC.
I spent almost a year researching, joining groups, attending therapy, and reading everything I could get my hands on about vaginal birth and c-sections. All that work paid off and I’ve gone on to have TWO successful VBAC births, and most importantly – healed my birth trauma.
Why do you call yourself
The Hero’s Journey, described by Carl Jung and Christopher Vogler, has a moment where every Hero gets taken under the wing of a wise mentor. The archetype is Wizard as in Merlin or even Obi-Wan Kenobi. I traveled the lands and internet for all the best education and certifications to transform me into Birth Wizard. My education for becoming a Doula and experience with VBAC (vaginal birth after Ceserean) and birth trauma has completed my metamorphosis into the ultimate party member.
Here to be your guide…
Pregnancy and Birth can be a daunting quest to take on especially alone. You and the rest of your birth team will be built up by me and enabling you to have a rad experience. I want to be your guide to that empowered birth you seek.
Summon the Birth Wizard
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Chandler, Arizona | United States