Meet the Midwife
Hello! I’m so happy you’ve found me. I love being a midwife, it’s a deep part of who I am. Since I was very young, I’ve had a unique love and wonder for babies and families. Serving families as a midwife is my dream job, my calling, and there is nothing I’d rather spend my days (and nights) doing.
I’ve devoted the last 13 years of my life to birth and postpartum work as a doula. I’ve been privileged to walk with hundreds of families on parts of their special journeys. It’s through these years of experience that I’ve grown my passions by seeing how much work there is to do to improve the lives of families. I’ve worked with many families who’ve struggled with fertility and supported them through all kinds of treatments and surrogacy.
I’ve also grown a profound love for postpartum support. It’s majorly lacking in our families, communities, maternity care, and culture. Many suffer in silence from postpartum mood disorders with no resources. There is finally a movement starting to bring focus to the postpartum period and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of it.
After living in a foreign country, I began to understand a small part of the challenges that many face here in the US. I’m honored to help Spanish speaking families grow and be empowered through respectful care. I also support families as a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and Placenta Encapsulator. After graduating from Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery, I embarked on a new journey and Birth Waves Midwifery was born.
— My Promise —
Birth Waves Midwifery exists to serve and empower families, providing quality holistic well person, preconception, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care. I am honored to provide unprejudiced care for all families regardless of background, identity, religion, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or family dynamics. I strive to not only fill in the gaps of traditional care, but to improve the quality of care by prioritizing education, shared decision making, extended postpartum care, and integrated community referrals and resources.
Fun Facts About Me!
I’m a California native, born and raised!
I lived in Chile for several years and am fluent in Spanish!
I love to travel and learn about other cultures.
My favorite thing about San Diego is the sunshine! It makes it so easy to enjoy the beach and outdoors.
As a postpartum doula, I specialize in multiples!
The biggest baby I’ve caught weighed over 11 lbs!