Latest news!!!!! My book, Touching Bellies, Touching Lives: Midwives of Southern Mexico Tell Their Stories is available at Amazon (click here).

Or click here to see the book's website.

doula.judy@yahoo.com 


Judy Gabriel
Birth doula serving women in Silverton and Salem Oregon

Some fun and interesting links:

What does labor feel like? (click here)

You probably won't be doing this, but let this video open your mind to the possibility of more movement. (click here)

And you thought your baby was active. (click here)

The mechanics of childbirth 101 in a 2-minute video (notice rotation). (click here)

Don't let them cut the cord too quickly!!!! (click here)

Sweet elephant birth. (click here)

My book! (click here)




Birth doula since 1996, privileged to have helped over 450 women bring their babies into the world. DONA certified.


Childbirth educator, ICEA certified in 1998.


Not currently taking new clients but still serving former clients who are having another baby.