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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McKeon Brought Spring

By: Beka Grathwol

I went in to see the midwife exactly one week past my due date, March 11.  I was beginning to get discouraged. I had tried having my friend massage trigger points on my feet and hands, jogging, lot’s of walking, and all the other things they tell you to do to start labor. Nothing was working.

I asked my midwife to strip my membranes (Ouch!!!) and she said that I would probably feel contractions for a couple hours and if my body was ready...Read More