• Health Foundations Birth Center, St Paul MN

Birth Center Update

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The idea of a birth center started early. I didn't see it. But it was there. I grew up with a mother who managed a medical clinic and a father who worked as an

Community

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Let’s talk for a second about the word community. It's is a group of people who support you. That’s it. They might not be close friends, you might not even know them in person,

Silence

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Silence. That’s exactly what I heard when I slipped quietly into their birthplace during the very early morning hours. I placed my bag near the couch and grabbed my camera. Straining my ears and

Marjorie

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I met Marjorie today. She sat quietly on the shoulder of highway 37, eating a fast food meal that was given to her by a passerby. She was surrounded by all of her possessions,

Little Z

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Little Z came earth side surrounded by some extremely high doses of love and a well coordinated birth team including her midwife, doula, partner, and nurse. Her parents were a phenomenal team throughout pregnancy,

Baby J

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Little man J is a gymnast.  Or a trapeze artist.  He kept his momma on her toes (and upside down and contorted) in the weeks leading to his arrival.  He did all kinds of