I am a Birth Doula and Professional Birth Photographer. Certified through Birth Arts International (BAI), I have served as a birth doula for three years.
I am Mama to three fabulous boys, Wife to one paramedic man, photographer, writer, bread baker, and lover of God and Earth. Gardening, hiking, and crosscountry skiing are my choice therapies, and the mountains are my favourite escape. Serving women within my community, documenting their stories, supporting their journeys, and empowering them within their journey are honours I embrace with my whole life.
I love being a doula! I absolutely adore supporting women and families as they venture through the journey of birth. Each birth story is so uniquely created; so rich and tough and gorgeous. Serving as a doula enables me to hold space and engage support so that you can freely work out your story and birth experience. I see, at every birth, that a doula truly does make a difference.
When I support a birth, I come alongside you and your partner with informed strategies, guidance, and options. My aim is for you to experience YOUR best birth; to come away with a stronger relationship, a joyful view of self, and a hopeful gaze to parenthood. Hiring me as a doula enables you to be more fully present at your own birth; to open to the experience and know that someone else is backing you up.
I am also active as a documentary family photographer, videographer, and professional birth photographer. I am a member of the Canadian Birth Photographers as well as the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers. I have learned to orchestrate excellent birth photography and videography together with attentive doula services, and am usually contracted to perform both at the same birth. (Seriously. Birth photography is a-mazing!)
I am currently focused on supporting and documenting births at the Three Hills Health Center, though I am also available in Red Deer, Olds, and Drumheller.
Spero Birth & Photo
Three Hills, AB
Phone: 403 924 2027