As a visual storyteller, I’m happy to simply tell birth stories with my camera, whether in moving images or still ones, for those who want only that.

As a birth keeper or doula, I’m holistic in my thinking and am guided by the midwifery model of care and my support of women’s autonomy in childbearing. I’m uniquely suited to facilitate emotional and spiritual growth through the childbearing year. My sweet spot is supporting women planning natural, undisturbed births at home, with or without midwives. Yes, I support free birth and unassisted birth.

As a passionate mentor and childbirth educator, I’m delighted to have a beautiful container in which to holistically educated, support, and encourage women of faith on their home birth journeys from wherever they are in the country through my online group program and courses. 












And though none of these things alone define me, you might be interested to know that in addition to all things birth, I am captivated by the enneagram, the creation of beautiful living spaces, midwifery memoirs, ice creams with chocolate as the primary ingredient, bulletproof coffee, in-home family photojournalism, lazy Saturday mornings at the beach with my family, unschooling my children, essential oils, and nature exploration. 

It is my unwavering belief that birth and the One who designed it can be trusted and that most women can — if given a chance and adequate trust and support — birth their babies in power and love. You can read more of my birth philosophy here.


I believe that God has given women a GIFT in birth and that we are privileged to partake in it.

holistic mentor, doula & photog

Hello! I'm so glad you're here. I ask the Father that the right women would find their way here, and to me.

I'm a minister’s wife and homeschooling mama making her home near Grand Rapids, MI.

Over the last 10 years, I have birthed our 5 babies at home, devoured birth-related reading material, photographed/doula-ed over 100 births, and briefly apprenticed with a midwife (over 40 births).

Sister Birth is a package deal that brings the best of all my life experiences — birth and non-birth related, as you’ll read below — pooled together to uniquely equip and encourage women in a sister-like way during their childbearing year.  

A wild-hearted, home-birthing mama on a mission!

Hey, I'm Brooke

As a visual storyteller, I’m happy to simply tell birth stories with my camera, whether in moving images or still ones, for those who want only that.

As a birth keeper or doula, I’m holistic in my thinking and am guided by the midwifery model of care and my support of women’s autonomy in childbearing. I’m uniquely suited to facilitate emotional and spiritual growth through the childbearing year. My sweet spot is supporting women planning natural, undisturbed births at home, with or without midwives. Yes, I support free birth and unassisted birth.

As a passionate mentor and childbirth educator, I’m delighted to have a beautiful container in which to holistically educated, support, and encourage women of faith on their home birth journeys from wherever they are in the country through my online group program and courses. 


And though none of these things alone define me, you might be interested to know that in addition to all things birth, I am captivated by my ragamuffin crew of kids, the enneagram, the creation of beautiful living spaces, midwifery memoirs, ice creams with chocolate as the primary ingredient, bulletproof coffee, in-home family photojournalism, lazy Saturday mornings at the beach with my family, unschooling my children, essential oils, and nature exploration. 

It is my unwavering belief that birth and the One who designed it can be trusted and that most women can — if given a chance and adequate trust and support — birth their babies in power and love. You can read more of my birth philosophy here.

podcasts
books
movies
both
herbs
essential oils
private
go deep
small talk
both
Adventurer
homebody
city
woods
beach
kombucha
tea
Coffee

This or that?

Holding Space

Superpower

wildflowers

Flower

4 (individualist)

Enneagram type

historical fiction

On my book shelf

a few of my favorite things

So we are guided by the values of child-led learning, unschooling, time in the great outdoors, home church, and a slow & simple family lifestyle.

I believe all the best things are wild and free

NO.3

I'm raising wildlings.

Our "medicine cabinet" is stocked with only herbal tinctures, homeopathy, vitamins and essential oils. And real food is our primary medicine.

i mean, pharmeceutical ones (or recreational ones)!

NO.2

I don't do drugs.

Yup, my master's degree is in community counseling and I'm also a certified holistic health coach. That was before I found birth work. But they pair nicely with it, I think!

i trained as a counselor and holistic health coach first

NO.1

Things you don't know about me

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