Birth Advocacy Support

Every revolution needs a battle plan!

The heart of advocacy work is defining the problem, planning steps to solve the problem, then working to achieve your goal.  I work with others to help them create strategic plans that clarify, plan, and execute actions to improve birth on the local level and nationally.

Using tools and techniques to grow leadership skills as well as to set and achieve working goals, I support individuals and organizations of birth advocates in their work to improve maternity care.


One-on-One Coaching

You will have individualized attention to help you develop ideas, identify opportunities, and troubleshoot programs with the help of an experienced Birth Advocate who is a leader in the field.

$297 for three one-hour sessions


Creating a Project Plan

A personalized coaching workshop to create and execute a successful program.  During this workshop we:

  •     Identify and define target needs
  •     Establish a goal to answer those needs
  •     Develop an action plan, task list, and schedule to complete the goal

Includes 2 follow-up coaching sessions, up to one hour each.  Can be done remotely or in person.

$649 for one four-hour workshop plus two follow-up sessions


“Just wanted to reach out to say thank you.  Your message of starting to gather information about where to give birth and who to choose as a care provider even before conceiving is right on.  I continue to love my work as a birth doula, prenatal yoga teacher and just received my 500 hour certification as a Yoga Therapist here in NC.  Thanks for mentoring me on the path!  You are a wonderful inspiration to me and to women who hear your message!”  – Margaret  



Applying “Forces for Good:
Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits”
to Maternity Care Advocacy

Since many Birth Advocates come to the work as mothers who were activated into birth work by their birth experiences, we miss out on learning some of the conceptual frameworks and best practices that already exist to provide structure to our work.

The book, “Forces for Good:  Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits” by Leslie R. Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant, identifies the practices of 12 large nonprofits that are making outsize impact in their field.  These practices can be applied within the Birth Community to grow the movement and increase the effectiveness of our advocacy work.

Bring these concepts to your team through a teleseminar program which can provide either a brief overview of the concepts, or an in-depth study of the six practices and how to apply them to your organization or community.

$199 for ninety-minute teleseminar including questions and answer period

$649 for three two-hour sessions


Also, many of my speaking topics can be presented in a teleseminar format.

Topics of interest include:

Leadership Through the Weeds of a Grassroots Organization

Building Your Birth Community

Growing the Mother-Friendly Pie

How to Map a Plan to Achieve Your Goals

Just Show Up: Making a Difference by Putting Yourself in the Right Place at the Right Time

Stepping Up – National Level Leadership in Birth Advocacy Organizations

$199 for ninety-minute teleseminar including questions and answer period



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