Professional ​


  • NC LMBT (Licensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist) #11913

  • CPMT (Certified Prenatal Massage Therapist)

  • CFMS (Certified Fertility Massage Specialist)

  • CHD (Certified Holistic Doula)

  • PDC Holder (Permaculture Design Certificate)

  • Minister, Universal Life Church

  • Level III Kundalini Reiki Practitioner



  • Massage Therapy Professional Liability Insurance: Insurance Plus #88131 // Being Renewed

  • Birth & Postpartum Doula Professional Liability Insurance: CM&F Group, Inc. #M21958 // Being Renewed

  • Some limited HTML/CSS coding

  • Basic Conversational French

  • Learning Basic Conversational Spanish and Sign language related to Health Care & Midwifery

Massage // since 2012

  • Three years of part-time freelance massage work and nine months of salon/spa employment.

Full-Spectrum Doula Support // since 2013

  • Pregnancy & Mothering Support to multiple friends and clients

  • Pregnancy Release Companion support to three women as well as having facilitated my own two Pregnancy Releases

  • VBAC Hospital Doula Birth // 2014

Midwifery // since 2015

  • Attended 3 weeks of midwifery clinicals as a Green Student (prenatal appointments) at the Women’s Healthcare Associates Birth Center in Grants Pass, OR // Summer 2015 under Willa, Midwife (Trillium Waterbirth Center sister-birth center)

  • Personal Prenatal Care + My Own Freebirth Facilitation at Home // 2015

  • Co-taught Holistic Home Abortion Care Provider workshop // 2016

  • Began teaching a women’s health and childbearing salon series and hosting Red Tent Circles // 2017


High School Diploma | January 2010 | Swansboro High School

  • Major: General Studies

  • National Honor Society Member

  • Graduated with a 3.8 weighted GPA a semester early


Nursing Assistant I Certification | May 2010 | Highland House Nursing & Rehab, Grants Pass Oregon

  • Attended a three-month CNA training offered at a nursing home and rehabilitation center in Grants Pass, completed the didactic and clinical training, passed the written and clinical skills tests, and received my Oregon CNA credential.


Massage Therapy | 2011 - PRESENT | VARIOUS

  • Coastal Carolina Community College Continuing Education Massage Therapy program 610 hours, completed October 2011.

  • Original NC LMBT license received March 2012.

  • Prenatal Massage Therapy Certification received mid-2012, Somatic Institute Online.

  • Massage Doula class taken mid-2012, Somatic Institute Online.

  • Introduction to Reflexology Hands-On 7 CE class, attended Fall 2015, Portland School of Massage.

  • Approaching Ayurveda- Ayurvedic Massage Hands-On 16 CE class, attended Spring 2016, Carteret Community College.

  • Music & Sound in Medicine Online 3 CE class, attended Spring 2016.

  • Postural Assessment & Therapeutic Yoga Prescription Online 2 CE class, attended Spring 2016.

  • Nurturing the Mother Fertility Massage Certification, received May 2016, Claire Marie Miller. 

Mamamuse (un)Midwifery Mentorship | September 2012- March 2013  | Tierra Soul, Inc./Mama Muse

  • Attended the first five months of what was to be a year-long mentorship, but the program was unexpectedly cut short.

  • Focus was on undisturbed birth, unassisted birth, and trauma resolution and how trauma affects birth outcomes.

Folklore Foods | September 2012- November 2012 | Tierra Soul, Inc./Mama Muse

  • Completed the Tierra Soul 6-class program on traditional foods and nutrition based on the teachings of Weston A. Price and Sally Fallon.

  • Focus was on pre-industrial traditional diets that included things such as fermented foods, raw and cultured dairy, sprouted grains, bone broths, etc. as well as related folklore and importance for fertility and general health.

  • Learned how to properly prepare these foods as well as various recipes.

Lazy Lady Living | October 2013- November 2013 | Tierra Soul, Inc.

  • Completed the Tierra Soul 6-week long Permaculture Design Certification program, receiving my PDC.

  • Focus was on permaculture principles and design, but one class’ topic was on birth (undisturbed and also unassisted/family birth) and death (home funerals, alternative burial methods).

Holistic Doula Certification | April 2013- May 2013 | The Matrona School of Quantum Midwifery

  • Completed The Matrona’s Certified Holistic Doula 6-day workshop, receiving my CHD credential.

  • We covered topics ranging from basic and advanced doula skills to embryology, how to tell where the placenta is during 3rd stage and assessing the healing of perineal tears in the postpartum, to making placenta medicine, and more.

Holistic Midwifery Diploma | January 2014- Present | The Matrona School of Quantum Midwifery

  • Current student of The Matrona’s Midwifery Correspondence Course, to be finished by December 2017. Upon completion will receive a Diploma of Holistic Midwifery.

  • Covering the basic entry-level knowledge relevant for becoming a midwife, the course blends such things as intuition and communication skills development and eldership training with practical midwifery skills, A&P, homeopathy, and more. The common theme throughout the course is understanding and allowing for physiologic birth and keeping birth undisturbed while developing your intuition as a midwife.  

  • Required Reading: Holistic Midwifery Volume I: Care During Pregnancy by Anne Frye, Understanding Diagnostic Tests in the Childbearing Year by Anne Frye, Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Birth and Your Baby’s First Year by Miranda Castro, Homeopathic Psychology by Philip Bailey, Homeopathy for the Modern Pregnant Woman and Her Infant by Sandra Perko, The Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Susan Weed, Midwifery by Helen Varney, Born Free: Unassisted Childbirth in North America by Rixa Freeze (Dissertation), Birth Reborn / The Scientification of Love / The Farmer and the Obstetrician by Michel Odent, Human Labor and Birth by Oxorn and Foote, and Special Delivery by Rahima Baldwin.

  • Senior Project: “Rituals & Meditations for Pregnancy Release” 20-page booklet [Completed]

  • Graduation Project: Creating a Childbirth Education Class

Phlebotomy Technician Certificate | September 2014 | East Coast Phlebotomy, LLC

  • Attended a 2-day phlebotomy technician training, passing my written and skills tests to receive my certificate.

  • The class covered all aspects of safety, venous anatomy, selection of venipuncture sites, understanding of venous vs arterial blood and the basic equipment used. Emphasis in the class was on respectful patient care and how to improve skills and patient interactions. Skills testing was with vacutainer and butterfly.

Alternative Home Abortion Care Provider Training | March 2015, AUGUST 2016 

  • Attended a 3-day Alternative Home Abortion Care Provider training in 2015, and co-taught the same workshop in 2016.

  • Learned about the history of alternative and home abortion and miscarriage management, midwives as abortion providers, herbal abortion, misoprostol abortion, menstrual extraction, Manual Vacuum Aspiration, and holistically supporting others through the process of miscarriage and abortion.

  • This training furthered my own years of study and personal experience with herbal abortion and holistic pregnancy release (loss, miscarriage, and abortion), and at the second workshop I was able to step into a teaching position.



  • Attended four days of classroom instruction and hands-on practice of introductory prenatal skills facilitated by a Matrona instructor.

  • Skills reviewed included: taking vitals, overview of prenatal visits, palpation, EDD and fundal height, prenatal fetal heart tones, the midwife’s bag, assessing blood loss, and placenta reading.


  • Attended a four day intermediate/emergency midwifery skills workshop offered through Indie Birth in Arizona in November.

  • Skills gone over included the following: Vitals, palpation, prenatal FHTs, fundal height, urinalysis with urine sticks, assessing vaginal infections, due date assessment, lab work, charting, nutritional assessment, assessing labor progress, vaginal exams, FHTs (fetoscope, doppler, FHT tool forms, category handouts), assessing and helping mom in labor, food, hydration, vitals in labor, mechanisms of normal birth, newborn resuscitation, breech skills, venipuncture/IV, post partum hemorrhage, shock, miscarriage, estimated blood loss, assessing tears, shoulder dystocia, placenta exam, postpartum assessment, cord blood and eldon card, newborn exam, breastfeeding, and newborn wellness.

Herbal Immersion Program | January 2017-Present

  • Currently enrolled in the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine's 1,000-hr Herbal Immersion Program, to be completed by Dec 2018 and seeking certification

  • Expanding on years of self-studied herbal knowledge that was focused on women’s health-specific herbalism.

  • Current American Herbalists Guild Student Member 

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I am a full-spectrum doula and birthworker, providing support no matter what choices you make, and regardless of the outcome of your pregnancy. I can provide support and information regarding women's wellness and alternative healing modalities, pregnancy termination, healing after a miscarriage or abortion, adoption, fertility/infertility, death/loss and home funerals, IVF or surrogacy, diagnostic pregnancy testing and alternatives, routine labor/delivery/newborn procedures and alternatives, nutrition, prenatal self-care, primal parenting, undisturbed birth, and much more. However, I am not a nutritionist, licensed midwife, nurse midwife, physician, naturopath, or OB/GYN nor can I diagnose ailments or diseases or prescribe medication. Most of LADY MOON's services are provided through a Private Members Association.

My lifestyle, nutritional, herbal and homeopathic mentoring and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. My mentoring and products and any accompanying statements regarding them have not been evaluated by the USDA or FDA. 

Please speak to your care provider before/when starting a new diet, herbal product/regiment or exercise routine < especially > if you are taking other medications or have a health condition, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding.


*Though we offer healing and space-holding for many kinds of folks and many types of life experiences, our specialty is womb-carrier wellness and reproduction, whether you identify as a woman or not. ** We do not discriminate against those of color, LGBTQ individuals or couples, trans or gender-fluid/non-gender-binary persons, single mothers, teen mothers, low-income families, religious/spiritual preference, non-English speakers, disabilities, or anything else.

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LADY MOON With-Women is a for-profit business within Brighid's Hearth Church: Temple of Spiritual Healing & Shamanic Birthwork.

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