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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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Katy also helped us prepare, in advance, for the weeks that followed the birth – my husband and I had planned for everything leading up to our baby’s arrival, but nothing after.

Emily E

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Katy

KATY GLADWIN

Katy Gladwin outside headshot doula
photo credit Charity Stauffer

And honestly, one of the things I remember most about what ended up being a whirlwind of a labor was Katy whispering in my ear to take deep breaths and that I could do it…

Shelby P

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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Working Together

I have been so blessed to work with many amazing practitioners.  I have also seen laboring mothers treated as though they were 2nd class citizens – stupid, and unable to think clearly or logically.  When I’ve seen the entire birth team working together, the outcomes are beautiful.  They might not always be ideal, and they …

Welcome Alyssa!

Hello Sacred Roots family!  It’s been awhile since I updated here, and I will share some about what has been going on with me lately in a near-future post! I promise! In the meantime, I wanted to introduce Alyssa Bialy!  I am super excited to be given the opportunity to support Alyssa in becoming a …