Mountains and river
Mothering the Family
Western MA
Karen Marie Kurtigian

Professional Qualifications

Labor $900.00 Postpartum $30 per hour
Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Baystate Medical Center, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Hartford Hospital, Holyoke Medical Center, Home Birth, Mercy Medical Center, Other Hospital, Out-of-Hospital Birth Center
Breech Babies, Surrogacy, Twins/Multiples, Unmedicated Birth, Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, Waterbirth
  • My undivided attention and support
  • Assisted prenatal visits
  • Phone and e-mail support
  • Early labor support if needed in home or hospital
  • Available to take labor/birth photos upon request
  • Continuous care 1-2 hours after baby’s birth
  • Basic (ASL) American Sign Language
  • Focus on keeping a calm and peaceful birth environment, along with meeting the laboring mom and partners spoken and unspoken needs.
  • I can play a big role in supporting the partner/family in being a part of your birth in whatever way suits your specific needs.

My philosophy: You are a strong, beautiful woman, you can do this.

Karen Marie Kurtigian