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Holistic Birth Services

Offering inclusive pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care that is compassionate, respectful, and culturally appropriate for all clients, parents, and babies!

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Homebirth Midwife

Shelly is now accepting clients in the Toledo, Ohio area, seeking home birth with the guided support of a certified professional midwife.  

Shelly has been working with pregnant people as a midwife assistant, birth doula, and licensed massage therapist for over 20 years. 

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Midwife Assist

This is a professional service for other midwives. Shelly offers essential midwifery support to community midwives in the Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan region. Please reach out if you are a midwife looking for assist or back-up services. 

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.

Midwifery clients will have access to these resources as part of their care. Available to non-clients for a fee. 

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. 

Pregnancy/Birth/Postpartum Coaching & Support

One-One, customized support. This service is for those who already have a provider (home or hospital) but are looking for additional midwifery support, education, or resources.


When you meet with Shelly, she brings all of her knowledge and experience to the table.

Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta encapsulation, prints ,and cord keepsakes. Shelly offers this service to people withing 30 minutes of Toledo, Ohio. Click Read more for inquiry form and FAQs.

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

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