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In honor of Midwifery Week

In honor of Midwifery Week, please join the San Diego Chapter of the American College of Nurse Midwives to enjoy this documentary. Held in UCSD’s auditorium. Offical Selection of Los Angeles 2012, Winner Audience Award Los Angeles Film Festival 2012. Suggested donation $10 at the door. No reservations necessary. Q&A with the director to follow.

Homebirth…For Dads

Recently one of our favorite magazines on Wellness published a few articles on a much neglected perspective:  The father’s Here is a quote from the article, but you can read it in our office, or request a free copy here ” Any reservations I had about having a homebirth were erased almost from the first

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is this a safe way to have my baby? Do you offer waterbirth? What are the differences in your licenses? What are the advantages of home birth over hospital birth? What equipment do the midwives bring to my home for the birth? What are some reasons why I wouldn’t be able to have a home

Homebirth and Waterbirth

About Homebirth We assist families who choose to birth in the comfort, privacy and safety of their own homes. For healthy mothers attended by a certified midwife, homebirth is proven to be as safe as hospital birth, more satisfying and less likely to employ unnecessary interventions or end in an unnecessary cesarean section. Birth at

Water Births

In early pregnancy, the baby experiences the womb as an ocean of warm amniotic fluid. The size of the watery womb is vast compared to the size of the baby. Gradually, as the baby grows, the amniotic ocean shrinks into mere pockets of insulation around the baby. During labor, waves of uterine contractions mimic the