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I founded Sacred Roots in 2011 with the goal of reclaiming birth as a physiological process that works.  Since then, I’ve been helping women and families vision their ideal experience, and then working toward a plan to best achieve that vision.  With the right information and support, your birth and transition to parenthood can be thoroughly empowered and beautiful.

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Having Katy there helped me to stay focused on what I needed.  My partner and I felt it was great to have a third leg on the support team. We are sure it would have been even scarier without her calming presence.

Hillary S

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Katy

KATY GLADWIN

Katy Gladwin outside headshot doula
photo credit Charity Stauffer

There were times where my wife would tell me that she felt better with Katy just standing in the room.

Mark H

I’m Katy Gladwin,  I’m a mother, wife, doula, wellness coach, childbirth educator, woman advocate, medical advocate, and activist of various sorts.  I have been providing doula services for mothers in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area for over 7 years, and have attended over 100 births.  I have a passion for supporting women have healthy pregnancies that lead to beautiful births and healthy babies and children.

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Birth Doula

Birth Doula

GIVE BIRTH WITH CONFIDENCE!

Your birth should be an empowered experience…. from start to finish.  From the moment you decide or find out that you are going to have a child, until your tucked in at home snuggled in to get to know your baby, you should feel listened to, honored, and well taken care of.  A birth doula is there from the beginning to support, listen, and witness this amazing thing you are doing and creating.

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Our Doula Toolbox

It was recently World Doula Week, and the two of us took the opportunity to do some extra reflecting on our work as Doulas and the support we provide. One prompt for a World Doula Week photo challenge was “tool you use the most.” If you know me, you know I’ve never been able to pick just one thing, …