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Consultations with Casey Gently Borne Midwifery, Michigan home birth services, midwife assisted homebirth, consult with Casey

Do you need to talk about what's on your mind? Would you like to spend some uninterrupted time talking to Casey about things important to you? Sometimes a listening ear is soothing to the soul and a balm to a heavy heart. Subjects might include:

Unassisted homebirth - - - Homebirth - - - Hospital birth - - - Your birth experiences
Midwifery - - - Midwifery Education - - - Menopause
Mother/Daughter Relationships - - - Natural Parenting
Postpartum Adjustment - - - Breast feeding - - - Divorce
Teen-pregnancy - - - VBAC - - - Healing Birth Trauma
How to talk to your children - - - Home schooling
Fatherhood - - - Motherhood - - - Siblinghood - - - Childhood
Home based Businesses - - - Expanding your Creative Talents
Exploring your Future Goals - - - The Power of Strong Self Image

These are just a start. What are your needs?

While there are no standard answers or steps in the complex dance of life, life experience gives a large measure of valuable insight. As a God centered, spiritual Traditional Midwife of 25 years, mother of home born children, home schooling parent, step-parent, unassisted childbirther, author, musician, wife, farmer, shepherdess, teacher, historian, naturalist, community resource & family advocate, my perspective is fairly vast, well-rounded and secure.

I am available for private consultations on an hourly basis. Please write or e-mail when you would like to arrange for a one hour phone consultation. Pre-payment is requested but not mandatory. I am available Mondays - Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. No mornings or weekends please due to my home schooling schedule and family time.

Price is based on a sliding scale of $40 (minimum) to $50 per hour. The honor system guides each one to assess their circumstances. If our conversation goes beyond an hour, your heart will guide you to fairly compensate me for that time. All payments must be made in US funds only, Money Order or check - please no cash through the mail. Bartering may be a workable option. This is a donation arrangement that allows me to be available and give of my time and contribute to the support of my family.

Make Consultation Donations through PayPal - check one of the following

$40.00 per hour Consultation Donation

$50.00 per hour Consultation Donation

If you are in a crisis situation and need to talk, don't hesitate to contact me - no prior arrangement necessary.

I look forward to hearing from you. Please note that all conversations are held in strict confidence. As a Spiritual Midwife, mother and mentor I believe in the sanctity of privacy.

Please send correspondence to:

P.O. Box 162, Mikado, Michigan 48745

Member of
American College of Traditional Midwives

Michigan Midwives Association

Educational Director of
Michigan School of Traditional Midwifery

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- Henry David Thoreau