Tricks and Truths of the Trade for Women, Mothers, and Midwives

Subscribe to Kelsey's blog Midwife Mommy to read about how motherhood impacts our soul, Spirit, body, and how our soul, Spirit, and body impacts motherhood. We live in a culture where truth is obscured. Let's explore the truths about the soul-ish things, the spiritual things, the practical things, and get down to the truth of it. 
Mom life-hacks included for your mommy pleasure ;-)

Latest Posts:

Labor Cocktail Recipe

June 14, 2019

Delicious, hydrating, and fueling recipe for the big day!

Avoiding Exhaustion in Labor: Tips for Mom-To-Be

June 14, 2019

Whether your labor takes 3 hours or 30, it is hard work. Here’s a few tips from the pros about how to avoid exhaustion and the interventions that follow.

Getting Off the Pill: Detox and Prep To Nourish A Healthy Pregnancy

May 01, 2019

In this post I’m going to briefly delve into how to help your body gently detox, heal, and reset from the long term effects of birth control to improve health, regain fertility, and prepare your body to nourish a healthy pregnancy. 

Thrush: How to Know if You or Your Baby Has it and What To Do About it.

April 16, 2019

If you're scouring the internet for answers on thrush, look no further, I've got you taken care of right here.

Navigating Nausea 2: A Spiritual Perspective

March 09, 2019

Attitude matters. And when you are spending your days kneeling on a bathroom floor hugging your toilet, it is really, really, really hard to have a good attitude. Nevertheless, what happens in our hearts and minds directly affects what happens in our bodies.

Navigating Nausea: A Midwife's Tips and Tricks

February 13, 2019

10 ways to manage mild to moderate morning sickness.

Why Your Prenatal Vitamins Are Wasting Your Money

March 01, 2019

Not all vitamins and supplements are created equal.

Understanding and Choosing Prenatal Vitamins and Supplements

February 01, 2019

Your body will best absorb nutrients they way they are found in food. Vitamins are not isolated in nature; but are paired with certain phytochemicals, enzymes, minerals, and antioxidants each in certain amounts for safe and optimal absorption and use in the body.

5 Blessings of Motherhood (Spirituality)

August 18, 2018

Have you ever thought/realized that what you are called to, destined to, doesn't end with you? Those blessings, callings, are passed on to your children. I believe that sometimes we are given callings, God-given tasks that we only complete by training up our children, and then in their lifetime they complete it.

Crafted Prayer For The Postpartum Mama

August 13, 2019

The coming of a new baby is a magical, sweet time. It can also be full of challenges. Between hormonal shifts, sleep deprivation, and the adjustments that come with a new baby, the weeks following birth can bring moments of tears, questions and struggle.

5 Blessings Of Motherhood

January 01, 2020

"Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame when they contend with their opponents in court. Psalm 127:3-5"

 

The Root Truth

March 21, 2018

Well, let’s get right to it shall we? My name is Kelsey, and anyone who knows me knows that I am not a woman to mess around with information, or with truth. I am a mama to be (yay!), a home birth midwife, a postpartum specialist, an artist, and an extremely passionate lover of God and of people. I like the nitty gritty. I love that soul-ish living, breathing, thriving, aching, part of us. I love to nurture that part of women....

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We are serving the women of Central Oregon through affordable, excellent, skilled, and compassionate midwifery services. Our service area includes all of Central Oregon, extending to and beyond  LaPine, Sunriver, Bend, Redmond, Madras, Culver, Warm Springs, and Powell Butte.. Please contact us to see if we serve your area. 

Services include prenatal care, natural remedies for pregnancy,  labor and delivery, water birth, home birth, support for a natural birth with minimal to no interventions, postpartum care, ultrasound referrals, lab work, routine prenatal testing, childbirth preparation and classes, doula services, postpartum care for mom and baby until 8 weeks postpartum, well baby visits,  postpartum support and preparation, breastfeeding support, professional referrals, natural family planning, preconception care and preparation, nutritional support , and more.