We are a collective of birth professionals who support women and families during the childbearing year. Perhaps you are looking for a birth doula, midwife, birth photographer, massage therapist or a postpartum doula. The Childbirth Collective is the place to connect with a growing and passionate community that cares about how you birth.

Maybe you are a new doula, want to learn how to become a doula, or are a birth professional who offers support to families who are growing their families. The Childbirth Collective is the place for you, too.

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Lucia’s Birth

By Liz Abbene

As I began my 42nd week of my third pregnancy, the induction discussion began. As a birth doula and childbirth educator, I teach women to be patient, trust their babies/bodies, and to follow their instincts. I decided to refuse medical induction, knowing that the baby would come when the time was right. To alleviate frustration (and possibly start labor), I did yoga, had acupuncture, took long walks, and connected with my baby, preparing my mind and body for birth. Ultimately sex did the trick....Read More