Natural Beginnings LA is the personal website of Susan Martin – who is certified and trained as a Childbirth Educator, Doula, Lactation Educator and Counselor, and Pre-and-Perinatal Educator. This website gives information about the current services I offer families during the childbearing years. This website also offers information about about normal pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, early parenting, as well as the pre-and-perinatal period and its influence on the human experience. This website is for educational and informational purposes only. Nothing on this website shall be construed as medical advice, nor as therapeutic advice. If you are in need of medical advice and/or therapy, you must take responsibility for yourself and seek the services of a qualified health care professional who can help you.
This website is a culmination of my education, experiences, teachings, and reflections. While I am influenced by the organizations I am affiliated with, the words on this site are representative solely of me and do not directly represent any organization I am currently certified or affliliated with. The organizations I am affiliated with are wonderful resources for you. You can directly access their websites to learn more about them and to find out more about what they have to offer you.
By using this website and/or working with me, you agree to take responsibility for yourself and your actions. Only you can make the choices that are right for you and your family and do what needs to be done. You are the one who lives with the results. It is your right and responsibility to educate yourself, do your own research, and make your own decisions. Trust yourself.