About Me

I think it’s only fair that, as a pelvic health professional who learns about the most intimate details of my client’s lives, I offer some of my own story in return. So here’s a little about me:

When I graduated from Columbia with my Masters in Physical Therapy, pelvic health was the furthest thing from my mind. I was settled on a career in pediatrics, and loved working with kids of all ages, in all settings. Flash forward several years, and I gave birth to my first child in 2008. My water broke before my labor had truly started, and about 14 hours in, I had a C-section due to failure to progress. I was devastated; I felt that my body had failed me. Looking back, as a fit and healthy young woman, I assumed that my body would naturally know what to do during labor and delivery. My sister, who had birthed 3 children with a midwife, was present for birth support, and while I deeply appreciated her presence, I realized that the support of a birth doula would have enriched