Birth Services

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Homebirth Midwife

Shelly has been working with pregnant people as a doula, midwife assistant, and massage therapist for 20 years. Having recently completed an extensive midwifery apprenticeship, Shelly is now accepting clients seeking home birth with a direct entry midwife in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan (CPM anticipated Dec 2022)

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Birth Coaching & Support

One-One personal, customized support service. 

No matter what kind of birth you are planning, or if you’re a 1st, 2nd, or 6th-time mom -I’ve got you covered. Let's make a plan that works for YOU! When you meet with Shelly, she brings all of her knowledge and experience to support and empower you.

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Childbirth Education

This comprehensive series of classes and resources will cover labor, birth, and postpartum. There is an extended offer to work privately with shelly to ask questions you have about your personal circumstances, expectations, fears, or concerns.

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Midwife Assistant

Providing essential support to midwives and families during pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum care. 

-Shelly works with several community midwives in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. 

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Belly Casting

Service includes all supplies and in home casting. The completed plaster cast will be left with you to dry and decorate as you wish,

This is an "in-home" service. Contact Shelly for specific arrangements. 

Reflexology Therapy
Pregnancy and Postpartum Massage

Shelly has been massaging pregnant people for 20 years. She has received advanced specialty certifications in Pregnancy and Postpartum Massage, has Spinning babies training, is a birth doula, and student midwife. When you meet with her, she brings all of her knowledge and experience to the table.

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Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta encapsulation, prints ,and cord keepsakes. Shelly offers this service to people in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.

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Mother Blessing / Rite of Passage Ceremony 

A customized event, guided by your preferences, culture, and personal journey that honors transformation.  Examples of ceremonial markings: birth, menarche, woman to mother, childbirth, menopause, gender recognition/transition, etc

Working from Home
Virtual Support

Virtual support is a fabulous alternative to "in-person" service and is available for pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum. Virtual support is an alternative for those wanting to maintain their privacy but still do want access to additional experienced, professional support, resources, and services.

My commitment is to help you find and maintain balance, to help you function at your personal best.