We are a collective of birth professionals who support women and families during the childbearing year. Perhaps you are looking for a birth doula, midwife, birth photographer, massage therapist or a postpartum doula. The Childbirth Collective is the place to connect with a growing and passionate community that cares about how you birth.

Maybe you are a new doula, want to learn how to become a doula, or are a birth professional who offers support to families who are growing their families. The Childbirth Collective is the place for you, too.

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My Birth Story

By Karolyn MacAskill

When preparing for this birth, I anticipated going past my due date even though I really hoped that I would go early.  My biggest fear leading up to labor was that my water would break in public. When I went into labor five days before my due date and my water broke in bed at 12:30 a.m., I was surprised and relieved.

My husband and I had gone to bed at 10:30 on Wednesday, March 24th...Read more