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  • Common Discomforts of Pregnancy
  • Back Exercises for Pregnancy
  • Breech Position at the end of Pregnancy
  • Vitamin K for Newborns
  • Health Coach
  • Birth Doulas
  • Evidence Based Birth
  • Spinning Babies
  • Breast Feeding Support
  • Birth Class
  • Home Birth supplies
  • Recommended Reading
  • ACOG

Common Discomforts of Pregnancy

While you’re pregnant, your baby is growing and your body is changing quickly. These changes may cause you to feel uncomfortable at times.

This packet will give you tips on ways to relieve discomfort.

Back Exercises for Pregnancy

Breech Position at the end of Pregnancy

Not every suggestion is appropriate for everyone who wants to help their baby turn. Be mindful of your health and needs so you can be safe and comfortable.

Vitamin K for Newborns

Vitamin K deficiency bleeding, thought to be a problem of the past—has been recently thrust back into the spotlight.

Health Coach

A health coach will support you to make lasting behavior changes with consciously selected new habits.

Carol Comfort

Birth Doulas

A doula is a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and shortly after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible

Liza Spencer: (907) 388-3218 (Homer)

  • birth doula
  • postpartum doula

Tammie Cook: (907) 435-7223 (Homer)

  • birth doula
  • placenta encapsulation services

Amber Harrison: (907) 202-6852 (Soldotna)

  • birth doula

Delissa Owen: (907) 420-4932 (Soldotna)

  • birth doula

Evidence based birth

Putting evidence based information in the hands of communities so they can make empowered choices.

Spinning Babies

Easier birth with fetal positioning

Breast Feeding Support

Homer WIC Program offers one-to-one breast feeding classes.
Call (907) 235-5495 to schedule.
WIC Program Breastfeeding Resource

Birth Class

Birth Class

Home Birth Supplies

Radiant Belly

Radiant Belly sells standard and custom birth kits, many midwifery supplies and some organic cotton newborn baby clothes.

Recommended Reading


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists FAQ


Katie Ostrom, MD, LLC
205 West Fairview Avenue
Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 907-435-0555
Fax: (833) 992-2172

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