I had the amazing honor of having Kristin Mallon assist me during the birth of my baby girl. I couldn’t have asked for more. Kristin was available to me throughout my pregnancy, building a report, bond, and connection. She is compassionate, kind, knowledgeable and ideal for anyone seeking emotional and medical support during your pregnancy.
I was in labor for ??? hours and Kristin never left my side. I’m a very nervous and scared patient but all I had to do was look at Kristin and she would ease all my fears, every time. Always so attentive and helpful, Something I’m forever grateful and won’t ever forget. It’s kept in a special place in my heart.
Labor is not an easy or pretty thing, we know that! But we tend to forget.
So when looking for the right person to deliver you baby, seak someone that will be supportive and kind to your needs. Strong, good support, that’s what will get you through the rough edges of delivery.
Kristins voice would calm and help me keep focus. She massaged my back, worked with me, kept my shoulder down at times of difficult contractions, and helped keep the hair off my face. Kristin said a prayer at the time I no longer had the strength to do so. It brings joyful tears to my eyes when I think of this. I will never forget!
We all want a perfect birth. Some of us look forward to that moment at delivery, where you can catch your own baby. But Labor cetainly isn’t perfect and what’s important in the end is the support and care you recieved during your labor and delivery. Kristin Mallon was “ALL” that and some. Hands down!
Thank you for EVERYTHING you did for me and Gabriella.
THE best experience
I VBAC’d with Kristin for my 3rd pregnancy (and 2nd VBAC). It was THE best experience I have ever had. Kristin embodies the word AMAZING. Her instincts were spot on when it came to knowing how the baby was doing, how the labor was progressing, the delivery, and everything in between. I’m sure that she has a natural talent for midwifery, in addition to her impressive repertoire of experience and training. With that, she has a calm and reassuring presence that is also very supportive. She helped me make all the important decisions and reduced the natural fears and anxieties with VBACing and labor, in general. During my pregancny visits, she was knowledgeable and accessible. During labor, she was patient and thoughtful, and kept in mind all my preferences and things we discussed prior. After delivery, she came and checked on me with tips and advice to postpartum healing. I can’t recommend her strongly enough. Thank you, Kristin, for facilitating for such a memorable experience for me and my family.
Kristin Mallon at Mindful Midwifery is amazing! It was a blessing for my husband and I to find Kristin when we were searching for local midwives. Kristin is warm, caring and an expert in her field. Kristin carefully listened to all of our questions and thoughtfully responded provided clear explanations along with recent literature/ studies that supported her advice. We always felt that our needs were considered and that we were fully supported in our plans for the birth. We were surprised when our daughter arrived a month early (causing all the plans to go out the window), however Kristin was reassuring and calmly guided us through the process. Kristin was encouraging and steady through the labor and birth and helped to safely bring our daughter in the world. We are so grateful to have had Kristin as our midwife and will want her by our side for our next birth.
We are so thankful we chose Kristin as a midwife. We had her for the birth of both of our girls. She is extremely knowledgeable and always takes her time to answer any questions we have. We completely trust her and couldn’t be happier with our birth experience. She is very accessable and down to earth.The whole staff is great and we are even able to bring our toddler to appointments. We highly reccommend her to everyone. We love Kristin.
Kristin is a phenomenal midwife…When I delivered my fifth child with no anesthesia, I began to ‘lose it’…the pain was unbearable and I was sure I wasn’t going to be able to endure it. Kristin brought me a sense of strength and showed me techniques to use during labor to help alleviate not only the pain I was feeling, but also help me focus my mind where it needed to be. I’m absolutely sure that without her, I would have lost my focus and ended up with an epidural that I didn’t want. She’s confident, kind, strong, and wise and I will forever be grateful for her presence and support to bring my daughter into the world.
Immediately felt at ease
From the moment that I met Kristin Mallon I immediately felt at ease. I unfortunately experienced two miscarriages and was obviously distraught. Kristin was by my side throughout the whole ordeal and encouraged me to pursue my dream of children. When I was pregnant for the third time Kristin supported me throughout the whole pregnancy. I tend to be slightly neurotic but Kristin without fail always managed to assuage my fears. She was by my side the entire time. Kristin always takes time to listen to my feelings and answer any and all questions, no matter how crazy they are, even after my little girl was born. She makes herself readily available and clearly has a passion for what she does. I recommend her to anyone who wants to surround themselves with someone who is balanced, grounded and extremely comforting. I could honestly say I would trust only Kristin with my life and my children’s lives.
Above and beyond
I used Kristen with my third delivery, and I wish i had found her sooner. I had used a doctor for my first delivery and a midwife who moved away for my second. She really went above and beyond what my expectations were. I really felt that she genuinely cared for me throughout the whole process. She was patient and supported me through the whole labor, even when things got tough, that’s when she was right there! I feel like she made such a big difference in getting me through. And Hackensack was very supportive of giving me my space, and letting me do what I felt was natural for me. She was also very on top of my care and found something my other doctor had missed. The whole practice is really wonderful, the staff, Michelle, Lisa, and Jody make you feel like you are part of the family and give advice about prengnacy and parenting, cause they all have kids too! Can’t recommend this practice enough!!