“Of course, I treat everybody with respect!” Building a welcoming, affirming, and truly respectful space for LGBTQ families

Most of my blog posts are written for families, but this one is for the midwives, nurses, physicians, doulas, lactation consultants and childbirth educators who want to serve LGBTQ families well.  All of us carry forth the best of intentions, and we may truly feel that we are offering heartfelt respect in all of our […]

New Parent Resources in the SF Bay Area

This fabulous SF Bay Area new parents’ resource list was compiled by a recent attendee of MAIA’s Childbirth Class for LGBTQ Families.  Enjoy!   Things to do With Baby: Book Babies at Berkeley Public Library When: Mondays at 10:15 am Website: http://www.510families.com/events/index.php?eID=8655 Cost: Free Join us for bounces, tickles, books, songs and musical instruments with […]

MAIA Fertility Tea – How does it work?

As many of you know, nutrition and herbal healing are significant pillars of MAIA’s fertility enhancement approach.  Our Fertility Tea is a synergistic blend of nutritive herbs that are specific to the reproductive system. A little bit of history:  MAIA Fertility Tea is actually an age-old pregnancy blend of red raspberry leaf, red clover blossoms, […]

8 Supplements for Egg Health

Many people ask me what they can do to support egg health, and there is no simple answer.  Egg development is a process that is dependent on ample flow of nutrient rich blood to the ovaries as well as a balanced hormonal system.  This means how you eat, how you exercise, how you manage your […]