Hearthside Maternity Services

pregnancy, birth & lactation services… at home

An open letter to the former Advisory Board of Midwife International

Friends, My name is Angelique Chelton- I am a doula/doula trainer, a childbirth educator, and a lactation specialist. I am also an aspiring midwife who works with my state midwifery … Continue reading

September 15, 2013

Just not sure about this…

What follows will likely be a confusing stream-of-consciousness argument with myself. Enjoy Today, I was wandering around the library in my new town. There, next to the children’s section was … Continue reading

August 10, 2013

Breaking News! and Other Things You Can’t Believe

So the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Districts V-VI-VIII and IX is coming up on September 26th-28th of this year. Peachy! On the program … Continue reading

July 29, 2013

Rethinking the Birth Plan

At the CAPPA Labor Doula training I attended this past weekend, Crystal Marris Sada (doula genius) spoke with us about going beyond the birth plan with our clients (Crystal offers … Continue reading

July 27, 2013

What is a Scope of Practice?

This is something that’s been on my mind a lot lately. I run an online midwifery study group and we’re constantly talking about a midwife’s Scope of Practice (SoP) (answer: … Continue reading

July 27, 2013

2012 Blog Stats in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for my blog. This is pretty cool… Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. … Continue reading

December 30, 2012

Amazing Giveway for January 2013 Webinar

So I am pretty psyched about these new webinars I’m offering beginning in January. And to celebrate, I’ve decided to do a giveaway. Since ‘Processing Perinatal Grief’ is a professional webinar designed … Continue reading

November 26, 2012