Hello there! I am Karen.

How can I help you? 



The Virtual Midwife was created to meet the increasing need for professional advice online and has enabled me to support hundreds of families around the world to enjoy their pregnancy and have empowering birth experiences. 

Traveling Midwife

All travel plans are presently on hold due to the corona pandemic but I am still supporting couples virtually in Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Jakarta and Rwanda and I am certain that my traveling midwife services will resume again in 2021. Contact me for more info




Holistic Birth Preparation

If you have been looking for a class that will take you step by step from pregnancy through birth  – you just found it.

Get the skills and confidence to have the birth you want, on your terms.    PS: Use coupon code COVID and get a complimentary 19% (see what I did there 😘) 


Gentle birth through breath

Not ready to go all in yet? Start here. 

Powerful in its simplicity, this will radically transform the way you experience the sensations of labor. Effective breathing is the true essence of all birth preparation techniques. PPS This is included in the Midwife Guide Birth Bundle. Just saying. 


Virtual Support

Personalised ongoing online support. Includes 24/7 pregnancy hotline (whatsapp/email), access to all my online courses and 90 mins/month of 1:1 consultations.  By far my favourite way of working with couples through pregnancy. 


Fast track your care

This is for you if you need an answer or help RIGHT NOW.  All calls include detailed notes and recommendations plus 1 week whatsapp follow up to make sure you stay on track or that your issue/concern is resolved.  


Get my Book

I spent 14 years working abroad with expats and while nothing about pregnancy is different, it shaped the way I teach while embracing different cultures and beliefs and adapting everything I know accordingly. Available on Amazon.



How Karen helped me

Karen taught me about “holding space” before I even knew it was a thing. The lessons I learned from her altered the course of my life. My pregnancy and birth experience was so amazing that it inspired me to become a doula.

Hayley Rand

Birth Doula, UK

Karen was not only with me for both of my pregnancies and births, she was also my mentor during my doula studies. She taught me the value of honoring every woman’s experience.

Lindsay Lane Ward Hoffman

Yoga Teacher and Doula, USA

Throughout my wife’s pregnancies I often felt overlooked and rather like a spare wheel. Karen was the only person to make me feel entitled to share and take part in the birth experience. For that I will always be immensely grateful.

Ross Baird

Creative Director


A sneaky peek into my life 

Honest feedback 

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When you are used to being in control of your life and at work it can be difficult to let go and accept that birth is a process that cannot be 'managed' like a work project and a large part of this process involves letting go of negative beliefs, limiting beliefs, cultural conditioning and factors out of your control.

A positive birth experience is one where you confidently participate in all the choices and decisions during pregnancy and birth.

You can control your attitude and your ability to be flexible in the face of unexpected circumstances. You can control your mind, your thoughts, your beliefs and your expectations.

Letting go of factors that are out of your control might be a bit daunting at first, but between every event or circumstance that arises and the final outcome, there is a potential space that contains your freedom to choose how you will respond. How you respond greatly influences the outcome and how you feel about the outcome which is also important (its your everlasting memory). What you want ultimately is a positive birth experience where you confidently participate in all the choices and decisions during pregnancy and birth and emerge transformed by your experience. This episode will highlight the steps to get there. Please join me in the Virtual Midwife Cafe where I do weekly live mini workshops and offer you a space to get answers to your questions about pregnancy and birth.

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