Pregnancy and Birth

What herbs should you have on hand for your birth?

Herbs during pregnancy, birth and postpartum having many benefits but before we get started me let me remind you that we are not a medical provider and the information shared here is from personal experience. Before you start, stop or change any herbs or essential oils speak to a medical professional. This post contains affiliate… Continue reading What herbs should you have on hand for your birth?

your birth supplies will vary on the birth you have. unassisted birth. water birth. home birth. land birth.
Pregnancy and Birth

How to determine what birth supplies you’ll need

Birth supplies may differ from one family to another depending on the birth you plan for; land birth or a water birth. The supply list we created below will cover things to have on hand for mom and baby. Additionally, you will find care for your placenta and postpartum bleeding. This post contains affiliate links;… Continue reading How to determine what birth supplies you’ll need

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How to create your dream birth space

One of my favorite things to do as I get closer to having the baby is creating my birth space. A place that will remind me that I am incredibly strong and capable. Creating a birth space First of all, remember that this is about you as a birthing woman, and what appeals to you. There are… Continue reading How to create your dream birth space

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How to stock your freezer before baby arrives

Let me start by saying this... I hate cooking! When I was pregnant I would wait until 2 am for my husband to get home so I can eat. That is how much I hate cooking. My problem is not that I don't know how to cook because I do. For me, the thought of having… Continue reading How to stock your freezer before baby arrives

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You need to know unassisted birth is legal

I have always loved the idea of birth. When someone gives birth they may feel all of this pain or uncomfortable feelings but once you are holding your child for the first time you realize everything you felt was worth it in the end. This is no different when you give birth unassisted. We want… Continue reading You need to know unassisted birth is legal

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How to store cloth diapers that will keep you organized

How do you store diapers once you have potty trained? Cleaning your diapers The first thing you will want to do is wash them in warm water a few times to get all the detergent residue off. This will also avoid having the elastics and fibers being eaten away during the storage time. Once you… Continue reading How to store cloth diapers that will keep you organized

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Remarkable footling breech and triple cord birth story

UCBirth Story of Amelia Jane Footling Breech, triple wrap cord 8/18/17 3:10pm 5lb6oz 19" Baby #9 40w4d I woke up to contractions at 3am on the morning of the 18th. After trying to sleep through them and switching positions to no ease I knew they were "flashback to my last labor, these are real contractions".… Continue reading Remarkable footling breech and triple cord birth story

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The Powerful Free Birth of Zephyr Nova

The Powerful Free Birth of Zephyr Nova I started having lower back cramps, intense pressure and cervical twinges throughout the day. These same sensations that I had been feeling for weeks before now felt more “real". I just intuitively knew that labor would begin within the next day. While putting Asher to bed that night,… Continue reading The Powerful Free Birth of Zephyr Nova

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Quick and Intense Freebirth in Water (with a Cervical Lip!)

My first birth was very traumatic As a result of a car accident, my first baby was born extremely prematurely and I wasn't sure I was in labor. I'd been having painful contractions for a few days and a bloody show the day before. Now it was just a waiting game for my redeeming freebirth.… Continue reading Quick and Intense Freebirth in Water (with a Cervical Lip!)