Services

Our services are designed for mothers, parents and families who are interested in the many facets of becoming pregnant and in the birth continuum. We represent a holistic and natural approach to creating families based on an open heart and harmonious mind.

Counseling

If you are looking to heal and transform challenging issues within your self, your partnership, past birth experience, unresolved grief, or burdensome life concerns, we are here to gently counsel and guide you into healing and closure. Sessions are in person or my phone.  read more…

Areas of focus may include:

  • Self growth and transitioning into your new identity/bonding as mother and parent
  • Partner and relationship building
  • Challenging issues from the past: childhood, life, birth trauma, birth story, grief support
  • VBAC
  • Postpartum depression, mood support
  • Sexuality
  • Stress management

Coaching

If you are looking for personalized coaching, pre-birth preparation and personal balance through enhanced self awareness, we are here to help you build a self-sustaining curriculum for growth. This would include: preparing your self, home and life for pre-conception, pre-birth bonding, birth preparation. We will build a toolbox using visualization, deep relaxation, emotional wellness. read more…

Courses

Preparation courses for parenthood: The Open Heart #1 and 2. These courses are designed to transform yourself and raise your consciousness, so that you will be able to bring your child into a family of balance, harmony and loving kindness. read more…

Birth Resources

image source www.elephantjournal.com/2010/08/creating-your-birth-circle-helene-rose/If you are looking for resources to support you on your birth continuum, we offer numerous sites, articles and resources to help you design the perfect path that is tailor made for your needs.

Birth Circle

A birth circle is a support network of care, a community of resources, friends, practitioners and loved ones to help you through your childbirthing year. We are privileged to offer you our birth circle of professionals and practitioners, (listed below) as an example of this support system. You are encouraged to use the links and resources on this site, to help you to create your own circle of loving participants. We want families to feel the strength of our support, love, trust and expertise.

Buffy Bernhardt, LMSW – Counseling and Coaching  (see client testimonials)

For over 20 years, Buffy has offered a heart centered approach to mothers and parents who wish to create a positive and empowered pregnancy and birth experience. With respect, wisdom and love, she creates a space of safety and trust, in which personal issues are explored. read more…
 
 

Debra Pascali-Bonaro, CD(DONA), LCCE – Doula Services

Debra has been a Doula since 1984. She is a DONA International approved Doula Trainer, speaker and consultant in the International Doula Movement and Director of the documentary Orgasmic Birth and co-author of Orgasmic Birth: Your Guide to a Safe, Satisfying and Pleasurable Birth Experience. read more…
 

Valeriana Pasqua-Masback, CNM – Midwifery Services

Valeriana has practiced Midwifery since 1992. She offers Homebirth and Holistic Well-Woman Care. Her expertise and generous love for the birthing process convey her commitment to humanity as a whole.
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Mary Esther Malloy, MA, CCE, CD(DONA), CLC – Birth Educator

Mary Esther is a certified childbirth educator, a DONA certified labor support doula, and a certified lactation counselor. She holds a B.A. from Oberlin College and a M.A. in Anthropology from New York University.  read more…
 
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Home Sweet Homebirth, Anne Margolis CNM and Anastasia Libovich, CM

Holistic Midwifery: Women serving Women.  read more…