Guest blogger My name is Beautiful Dunn. I'm 32 years old with 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl (Amory-age 5, Atlas-age 3, Autumn-age 18 months). Married 10 years this December to an amazing husband named Clayton who assisted in the birth and caught our 2 fbac babies at home. I'm fairly crunchy and enjoy… Continue reading An amazing but fast labor leading to the denial of a birth
Welcome Back! Oh there you are! I've been thinking about how to write my daughter Keziah's birth story for you. (I told her story as a podcast episode Here if you're interested in listening to it), and pondering which details would be most important or rather most relevant to include. Also, if you're interested in reading about… Continue reading Keziah’s Birth: mothers intuition helped her avoid a transfer
Hey Mommies, Jordan here, wet t-shirt and all. No, I'm not a participant in some spring break blow-out with young perky boobs showing through my white shirt. I'm a member of the elite squad called “motherhood", slave driven by a 12 week old, my boobs are now breasts, I cant imagine I own a white… Continue reading My Ovaries Made Me Do It!
Unassisted Birth: Controversial? Admittedly, the subject content of this blog is, in our day and age, somewhat controversial. Were you to poll 1,000 people on the street about their gut reaction to the idea of a close friend or family member intentionally birthing at home without a medical professional...? Chances are you would receive strongly… Continue reading In all we say, let us be kind
Contractions start once again and you freeze. You wonder if this is really it. Is this time the time you will meet the little one you have been growing for X amount of weeks? Once you realize this is it, it's labor day you also wonder if you may have forgotten anything. I want to assure… Continue reading Last minute reminders for labor day
In recent months my focus has not been here. I want to apologize for that. I should have at least explained why. I have sat and wondered if I should this delete this blog and start over but I realized this blog has helped many. Some have come here to read birth stories others have… Continue reading Birth Your Way is having growing pains
Pregnancy can be rough For some the entire 40 plus weeks flashes by and not one single pregnancy symptom. Others don't have that same "luck". For a mother who has miscarried it is hard and you look forward to these symptoms as a sign that the pregnancy is going strong. That doesn't mean you don't… Continue reading Blends of essential oils to aid in 21 pregnancy symptoms
The first fees days after having a baby are an adjustment for everyone but what about when you become a family of seven?
I knew my dream was to go unasssited but little did I know it was actually going to happen.
I finally got to a point between contractions to where I tried sitting up to see if that would help with the pain, even though I was already pushing.