Awaken Midwifery

Supporting families through pregnancy, birth and postpartum

 

Empowered Birth Course

I am here to support you in feeling confident during your birth journey. 

  • Are you feeling anxious about giving birth?

 

  • Are you feeling in the dark about how to make the best choices for you and your baby? 

 

  • Have you been up late at night asking Google for help with your pregnancy questions?

 

If the answer to any or all of these questions is a yes, then this course if for YOU.

You can have a positive birth experience, no matter how your birth unfolds. In this course, you will unlock all of the tools and support needed to have a positive birth. Not only will you leave prepared for having an empowered birth, but you will also gain a deeper understanding of your pregnancy, postpartum, and life with a newborn.

This is the journey of connecting to YOUR own innate wisdom around YOUR body, YOUR baby, and YOUR birth.

This course is 100% virtual so that you can prepare for your birth from the comfort of your own home.  It’s that easy!

Here’s what to expect:

 

        You will feel confident about your birth. Together we will walk through the entire process of preparing for your empowered birth.

 

        You will have ALL your questions answered. This course is taught by a midwife who has got your back with live one-on-one sessions and an active Facebook group forum.

 

        Prepare your mind and body for an empowered birth with relaxation, breathing exercises, and gentle movement.

 

        Get Informed! Learn about your body and your choices surrounding the birth of your baby. 

 

        Discover natural ways to encourage labor AND natural remedies for heartburn, swelling, insomnia, breech babies and more. 

 

        Get the 411 on how to establish a birth team YOU trust.

What you will receive from this course:

  • 3 comprehensive video modules

  • 2 live virtual classes with a midwife​​

  • Empowered birth videos

  • Handouts and cheat sheets for you and your birth support team

  • Ongoing support forums moderated by a midwife

  • Risk-free: Money-back guarantee

$199

“I do not care what kind of birth you have ... a home birth, scheduled cesarean, epidural hospital birth, or if you birth alone in the woods next to a baby deer. I care that you had options, that you were supported in your choices, and that you were respected.”

- January Harshe

 

 

Birth & Postpartum Coach

Birth & postpartum coaching provides you with individualized and compassionate care 

within the comfort of your home.

 

Receive ongoing virtual support throughout your entire pregnancy and postpartum.

 

Each 60-minute virtual session will be tailored specifically to YOU and your needs.

Pregnancy is a rite of passage that deserves to be treated with respect and nurturance. Birth coaching provides you with the time and space to develop a relationship of trust, honor your intuition, and make informed choices for you and your family. 

THESE SESSIONS ARE FOR YOU IF ...

  •  You wish you had more time with your hospital care provider to ask questions.

  • You are looking for more emotional support during your pregnancy and postpartum.

  • You are seeking more information about the birth process, medical procedures, and comfort measures.

  • You are interested in homebirth but do not have access because of finances or location. 

  • You are interested in individualized midwifery care but prefer birthing in the hospital.

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What To Expect From Your Virtual Coaching Sessions

This model of integrative care provides women with the ongoing support and guidance of a midwife while receiving concurrent care from an obstetrician or midwife. 

You will learn how to advocate for yourself and your baby, make informed decisions, know what to expect, release your fears about childbirth, and create a postpartum plan. Each coaching session will be customed tailored to meet you and your needs. 

You will leave our sessions feeling confident about your birth and supported during your postpartum journey.

You will also receive: 

  • FREE Access to the Empowered Birth Course! (Valued at $199)

  • Ongoing education and guidance at every stage of your pregnancy and postpartum

  • Up-to-date information about your childbirth options, so that you can make informed decisions about your body and your baby

  • Answers to ALL of your pregnancy and postpartum questions

Postpartum coaching sessions are a time to process the birth, answer questions, and receive the support needed for a smooth transition into your new family system. You can also count on: 

  • Lactation support and education

  • Recommendations around perineal & uterine healing

  • Nutritional counseling

  • Family planning and birth control counseling

  • Emotional support

Interested? I offer a free 30-minute Intro Session to anyone who is curious about working together to see if we are a good fit. Please be in touch - I look forward to meeting you! 

“My partner and I are forever grateful to Gabrielle.  Gabrielle helped me stay calm and tap into strength that I wasn't sure I had during the most intense parts of labor. We cannot recommend Gabrielle enough!!.”

Eleanore H. 

"We had an awesome experience with Gabrielle. She was very calm and grounded with me, she coached me and was able to communicate with me. She was also amazing with my husband. Gabrielle was attentive, insightful, informative, and enthusiastic.  She knew what she was talking about and she didn't push any agendas. "

Lexi F. 

Here's what women are saying ...

I cannot speak highly enough of Gabrielle.  After taking the classes, we feel confident that we will have a calm and relaxed birth that honors our child. Gabrielle is passionate about the work she does and I could not have asked for a better instructor.

Lauren D. 

 

Meet the Midwife

Hi, I'm Gabrielle 

I am a traditional midwife, mother, and childbirth educator. 

I believe that birth is a transformational rite of passage that deserves to be respected and supported every step of the way. I respect the inherent power of all birthing people. Evidence-based care and informed decision making are the pillars of my offering.

I am an advocate and a truth-teller.

I am wholeheartedly committed to supporting families in having a safe and empowered birth. My mission is to support women in connecting with their bodies and reclaim their POWER as birthing people. 

I have been supporting birthing families for the last 10 years. I became a traditional midwife after three years of academic study with the National College of Midwifery alongside clinical apprenticeship.  I worked at several high-volume birth centers and home birth practices throughout the states of Oregon and California. Over the last 10 years, I have found myself awed by the resiliency, grace, and wisdom of birthing families. 

 

​​My philosophy is simple - I do not have my own agenda for your birth or postpartum. My only goal is for you to feel fully informed and empowered on your birth journey.

 

I am dedicated to serving all women, birthing people, queer, trans, and non-gender conforming individuals.

Ready to work together?

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