Care of the Well Woman

At Carmel Midwifery and Women’s Health, we appreciate the importance of the well woman exam. Too often the annual well woman exam is reduced to just a breast and pelvic exam, but surely a well woman is so much more than this! At Carmel Midwifery, the well woman exam...

I Knew I Wanted a Home Birth

Client Testimonial by Rachel Moorhead I knew I wanted a home birth not long after my first daughter, Hannah, was born. The more I thought about and replayed her delivery in my head, the more I realized it was not the experience that I was hoping for. Although nothing...
Herbal Medicine for the Modern Woman

Herbal Medicine for the Modern Woman

Gorgeous linden blossoms are used to make a sweet, fragrant infusion. What do you think about when you think about herbal medicine? Do you envision a tall, barefoot woman with flowing hair placing freshly picked herbs in a steaming cauldron? A mortar and pestle...

Giving Voice to Mothers Survey

Have you given birth in the last five years? Would you like to have your birth choices known and respected? Share your experiences with researchers who want to hear your unique voice. Until now, US researchers have only studied the experience of childbirth among women...
Nourishing Herbal Infusions-Easy as Tea!

Nourishing Herbal Infusions-Easy as Tea!

When most people hear the term “nourishing herbal infusions,” they’re intimidated. That’s why I’m excited to tell you that they are just as easy as making a cup of tea! Tea is usually made with a small amount of herb and a small amount of water, and brewed in a few...

The Best Breastfeeding Class in Indianapolis

B.E.S.T. Advanced Breastfeeding Classes by Lisa Lahey RN, IBCLC Carmel Midwifery and Women’s Health is proud to sponsor the BEST Breastfeeding Class with Lisa Lahey, RN, IBCLC. Lisa loves teaching expecting parents about breastfeeding to help them gain confidence and...

Spring Updates

Welcome to Angela Lyttle, CNM! I cannot properly express how excited I am to officially welcome Angela Lyttle, CNM to Carmel Midwifery! Angela is an amazingly talented midwife with a generous spirit and humanitarian heart, and she is my dear friend. We have been...

Not Your Average Midwife

Since opening Carmel Midwifery & Women’s Health in the summer of 2013, I’ve been so busy catching babies that I haven’t had much time to blog! But I’m finally sitting down to write, and in this post I want to tell you a little more about...

What’s in a Name? Sacred Roots Midwifery

Angela Lyttle, CNM Anyone who knows me knows that I am not good at settling down. I drive my husband (who really likes to be settled) crazy. Before we get home from one vacation, I’m already planning the next one. I love real estate, and I’m continually looking at...

Removing Barriers to Practice

by Angela Lyttle, CNM It is difficult to think of other professions where individuals are not allowed to work/practice to the level that they have been trained. In Indiana, I can practice as a nurse-midwife without a collaborative agreement. However, to prescribe...

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