Welcome to Tiffani Hoffman!

Tiffani is a Washington State Licensed Midwife who is now offering services for hospital free birth at The Birthing Inn.

She has been in the birth community since 2008, and she has been a doula, childbirth educator, birth assistant, midwife, …

Postpartum - the fourth trimester

The Fourth Trimester

Postpartum – The Fourth Trimester


June 20, 2017

by Amy Schief, MSW, RM


Postpartum - the fourth trimester“If you “google” postpartum the only links you will find are for postpartum depression.

However being postpartum does not mean you have postpartum depression. If you want

“Listen. That’s the biggest thing.”

This blog is all about connection… Connecting you to others, connecting you to information and resources, and creating support. There are some amazing resources out there and my goal is to bring them to you in a way this doable

What moms really need after the baby arrives

What moms really need after the baby arrives

Just as you sought to create a safe and nurturing environment for the birth of your baby, so do you need the same safe, cocoon-like space in the days following your birth.

Happy Mother’s Day!



“Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive

Postpartum Support

Hello and welcome to The Birthing Inn’s postpartum support blog!

As over 2000 families have experienced firsthand, The Birthing Inn is an amazing place where mamas and their loved ones receive the best prenatal care and go on to welcome

Open House, First Saturday of each Month

On the first Saturday of each month, come and attend a casual open house at TBI!

No appointment necessary, and it’s totally free. There will also be light refreshments.

As your family goes through the process of deciding how to

Preparing the Space Within Through Yoga

14494871_10154589017488343_6371605427203192825_nYou’ve carefully written your birth plan.  Check.  Scheduled all necessary appointments.  Check.  Prepared a room (thank you, Pinterest!) for your baby to come home to.  Check.  Tried on at least 10 baby carriers with your childhood Cabbage Patch Doll as …

Welcome to Lesheana Acfalle!

lesheana-acfalle-doula-reducedLesheana Acfalle is originally from Guam, where her passion for birthing was born.

She has attended over 300 births and counting! She has four children, all through natural childbirth, without pain medication, but she found her calling at the birth …

Amy Schief : Guidance and support in times of trauma, grief and loss

amy-schief-250x300I’m Amy Schief and I’m a social worker, midwife and grief support practitioner with a passion for helping others find meaning in the midst of trauma, grief and loss.

As a midwife with over twelve years of experience, I have …