Geneva's care throughout my pregnancy and birth was unlike anyone else’s. Not only was she thorough on the medical side, but she was everything I needed emotionally. During birth she knew when I truly needed her care and when I just needed her to hold space for me. I'll never forget the role she played during the most amazing experience of my life.
Geneva was our midwife for our first birth. We had a wonderful water birth at home and everything turned out perfect, thanks to the incredible care Geneva and the birth team provided. Geneva specifically was wonderful and supportive all around - emotionally, spiritually and she has extensive midwifery and healthcare expertise. She provided vital information from when I was about 26 weeks into my pregnancy all the way through labor and delivery until postpartum. She’s knowledgeable, compassionate, calm under pressure, helped us make informed decisions, and has a good sense of humor. I would definitely recommend Geneva to families. :)
We really wanted to find someone that would be able to bring good calm energy to our birth, and help guide us through the transition to first-time parents. Geneva was the perfect fit! She was so good at explaining all our options and expectations prior to birth and was holistic in her approach to preparing us for the entire birthing experience. During labor, she was able to read my energy and knew exactly what I needed at any given moment. That sort of insight was invaluable to us. I would highly recommend her as a loving addition to any birth experience, and feel so lucky that we were able to have her be a part of ours.Geneva's care throughout my pregnancy and birth was unlike anyone elses. Not only was she thorough on the medical side, but she was everything I needed emotionally. During birth she knew when I truly needed her care and when I just needed her to hold space for me. I'll never forget the role she played during the most amazing experience of my life.
/ Megan /
To all you first time fathers to be, this is my story. When we found out we were pregnant we were filled with joy and a little fear. The more I learned about the process and everything that would be involved the more that fear increased. Going through a childbirth class made me realize the massive challenge that a natural birth would be for my wife. Luckily the teacher of the class strongly recommended finding a doula, and it was the best investment we made in this process. I can’t emphasize enough how much it put my mind at ease knowing someone who had gone through this hundreds of times would be there to guide us toward a calm and positive experience. Geneva was present and went right into action. She always knew the best techniques to try to manage discomfort, something I would have run out of ideas on within about 30 minutes. She also helped me manage the stress of the process including making sure I ate, stayed hydrated, and took small breaks. The pushing was scary for me as our baby’s heart rate would drop during the pushes, and the doctor mentioned if it continued a Cesarean would be needed. Thank God Geneva was there to continue to coach us both through this final phase and my wife successfully gave birth to our son Ashton shortly thereafter. Geneva stuck around for a couple of hours even after the birth and took pictures, assisted with first time breast feeding, and helped us to calm down after the experience. Again, having Geneva present was the best decision and investment I made in this process and we will definitely hire her again for our next birth.