Her Own Advocate & Her Anchor By Her Side – A Natural Birth Story

Odette Aoife W. Born: 10/21 at 12:33am Weight: 6lbs 14.8 oz Height: 19.25 in NATURAL BIRTH STORY from Mom’s perspective I was due on October 9th. Well, October 9th came and went, to our shock, because I had experienced preterm labor at 29 weeks. (We’d spent the...

What Do Real Labor Contractions Feel Like?

Here is what I’ve heard over the 22 years I’ve been teaching Bradley Method® childbirth classes, including my own experiences: Like very strong menstrual cramps times 20 if lying down, but only times 10 if standing up Downward pressure on the vagina and rectum that...

8 Pounds, 7 Ounces of perfection.

Luke Niels Brouckaert arrived on January 19, 2018, at 6:03am; 8 lbs. 7 oz., 21 inches of perfection. Now let’s rewind; I was set on a home birth with a midwife and as few interventions as necessary. My wife, Adrianne, was skeptical after her own experience with two...