Prepare Your Mind & Your Heart. Read Birth Stories and Tips that Inform and Inspire.
This article is about how to create and set an intention for the birth of your child. Most people don’t even think about this. The majority of American women are fearful of labor, feel the need to be spared expected suffering, assume the doctor knows best, and assume...read more
Nicole and Chris Fortunato hired me as their birth doula several months before their Feb. 9th due date. It was clear from the start that this was a couple who was willing to do what it takes to give their baby the best start possible. Nicole taking breaks from her...read more
I started mild contractions on Wednesday. On Thursday the contractions were stronger and I had bloody show. We went to bed early that night and I woke up Friday morning, around 3:00 am to much stronger contractions and could no longer sleep. I putted around that...read more
The story of my third pregnancy is very unique, so let me start at the beginning. Four months after my son, Kaleb was born I started ovulating again. Same thing happened after the birth of my daughter. My husband, Mike and I decided to try natural family planning;...read more
Monday, August 1 2011. Violet’s due date. 7:00pm - Violet was very active inside the womb this evening. We went to bed thinking nothing of it. 12:00 midnight - Jaime woke up with some abdominal cramping. ...read more