Conception. Childbirth. Development. Naturally. Consciously. Blessingly.
Social project "Miracle in the Heart" We popularize
natural childbirth
Expert Profile
Project Speaker
Yekaterina Zhitomirskaya-Schekhtman
Yekaterina Zhitomirskaya-Schekhtman
(Екатерина Житомирская-Шехтман)
Russia, Moscow
4 children, 2 out of them born in homebirth.
A professional primarily working in natural childbirth and/or conscious parenting
childbirth preparation educator
professional midwife
expert in healthy life-style
Biologist and teacher by her first degree. She switched to midwifery after birth of her first child. Teacher of the Professional Doula Preparation DoulaLink (member of European Doula Network). Memeber of the project "Everything about Doulas -". She got her medical education as a midwife and a hospital nurse, she advanced in skill in the UK and France. She's assisted women in childbirth at home and in hospitals since 2000, after her graduation fo the Michel's Odent course for doulas. During many years Yekaternia runs groups of the preparation for birth in different family centres.

Yekaterina is a columnist in Home Born Child journal, a permanent interpreter in midwifery conferences of Midwifery Today, author in NGO 'Birth', on, in LiveJournal (by_nature). She also consults on and She also participated in TV programme 'Mother and Baby', consults in the School 'New People' and Family centre 'The Second Birth'.

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