We offer fertility consultations from a midwifery model of care. We will look at the whole picture of your body’s health and wellness to support you in your journey.

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We offer fertility consultations from a midwifery model of care. We will look at the whole picture of your body’s health and wellness. We may draw labs to assess hormone function or balances if appropriate, and come up with a plan of how to support you with natural methods including diet, exercise and lifestyle to optimize your chances of conceiving. We will discuss fertility/cycle tracking and how to recognize the signs your body gives when fertile. Together we will establish a clear picture of your cycle and your optimal time for conception. This can sometimes take a few months of cycle tracking and/or complimentary therapies to increase your chances of getting pregnant.  We may recommend supportive therapies such as acupuncture and herbs if appropriate. Through holistic and natural methods, we strive to help you find balance in your life and therefore supporting the whole in order to conceive. If fertility has been or becomes a longer process for you, we can support you in making decisions to include more extensive support in your conception journey. This may include referrals to an endocrinologist for more allopathic therapies.


IUI is an assisted reproductive process that involves inserting the prepared sperm directly into the uterus. This can be done in a home or office setting and is much like a pap smear test. It can increase the chance of conception 10-20%. IUI is the recommended treatment for unexplained infertility, same sex parent fertility support, people using sperm donation, cervical mucous problems or other issues that may prevent sperm from reaching the uterus, and male infertility including low sperm count or poor motility. 
We can provide IUI services for fertility clients in our care as well as people who are looking for support with IUI in a warm environment. We can offer IUI for clients receiving concurrent care with fertility doctors or for those who are not.  We offer this procedure with frozen or pre-washed genetic material in the comfortable setting of your own home or preferred location, with the opportunity to conceive your child in a gentle and sacred way.


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    530 Ocean St. Unit A
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060

    (p) 831-471-7072
    (f) 831-295-6706


    When planning a homebirth, it is so important to have a capable and comforting midwife by your side. Kara is exactly this. During our pre-natal visits, she listened carefully to my questions and concerns and made sure I had all the information I needed to make the right decisions for my and my baby’s care. Her warm personality made our visits so enjoyable and I always looked forward to them.

    For my birth, she created a relaxed, safe space and helped me to feel confident in myself. My labor was very slow going and eventually I had to transfer to Dominican hospital, but having Kara by my side helped me to make that transition as smoothly as possible and keep me reassured.

    Despite not having the homebirth I had hoped for, I felt like my birth went as well as it possibly could have done, and my baby and I were (and still are) 100% happy and healthy. Kara was integral to my positive birth experience and choosing her as my midwife was the best decision I could have made. I can’t recommend her highly enough!

    Victoria, Bobby and Baby Alexander

    From the moment I met you I knew my birth experience would be perfect.  I instantly had a trust and bond with you. Everything you have done for me and Keith was amazing. I am so lucky to have found you. What a different experience I would have had at the hospital, right? You gave me the most beautiful birth story and I wouldn’t have done it any other way! I can’t wait for the second now.


    Dear, Dear,Dear, Dear, Dear, Dear, Dear, Aunty Sharon Midwife,

    When where you born? Did you have a midwife to catch you? Thank you for Catching Cian. Thank you for catching me. Why did I go first?

    All the best.

    a three year old girl

    It’s been such a pleasure getting to know you. Since the day we met, we knew it was a perfect match to work with you. We appreciate your care, thoughtfulness, humor, and professionalism. Thank you so much for helping to give our family a beautiful beginning!

    Naraya, Elio, & Oa

    J, Grayce & I have been so fortunate with our circle of friends and feel super lucky to have found you! You were a big  source of inspiration to me and I thank you! I hope we continue to share life and children together in the years to come.

    Dana, J, Grayce & Julia

    I want to thank you again for all the help with bringing Kiahna into the world. You have been a blessing in my life!


    Thanks for everything. I couldn’t have done it without you!


    Thank you so much for helping us bring our baby into the world! Your calm, upbeat presence was exactly what we needed. We appreciate everything you did for us and are eternally grateful for your assistance.


    You are the best midwife ever! You guided us towards a fabulous team, you gave us medical advice when we needed it and counseled us when that was needed. You provided us with the full spectrum of health care from homeopathics to western … all with a big dose of love. You are so incredibly skilled at what you do and we are forever thankful of your help bringing our baby into this world. We hope to see you next time around.

    Rachel & Beau

    We just wanted to say thank you for being such an incredible midwife! We really appreciate the care you gave me and the baby. Not to mention the way you included our 3 year old in the whole process. She loves you so much. We feel you went above and beyond. We all love and will miss seeing you. Thank you for helping us get our perfect birth. What an amazing birth story I have!

    Keep in touch! Much Love and Respect.

    Michelle & Brian

    Thanks you again for helping our family have a wonderful home birth!

    My daughter asked me if she can be a midwife when she grows up and if I will be her assistant. We will always remember you and always appreciate you!  We love you!


    Thank you, thank you! What would I have done without you? It was so incredibly amazing of you to show up for us in such an incredibly supportive way. You are an awesome midwife and we were very fortunate to have you.


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