STOP!!! Stop whatever you are doing and tell me if you know what a doula is? Do you know why you should be look into hiring a doula. If the answer is I don't know to both of these answers then follow along for these 10 reasons you should be hiring a doula What is… Continue reading 10 reasons you should be hiring a doula!
How often are people being told to come in for an induction? It still amazes me how often I hear from people that they are not able to give birth vaginally because their provider states the baby is too big. Statistics from 2010 show that 90% of babies born to people whom don't have gestational… Continue reading Are you being told you need to induce labor?
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
The first fees days after having a baby are an adjustment for everyone but what about when you become a family of seven?
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.
For many the thought of going unassisted doesn't cross their mind. For others it is the best decision they make. Going unassisted allows you to have as little or as much prenatal care as you would like. It allows you to have the freedom to birth in any position you'd like and to wait until… Continue reading Our birth story: Stephanie LeBoeuf
Have you started planning for your postpartum care? Often enough when we are on our journey to become parents, we research the best for our child. We want to ensure that they will be taken care of and everything they could ever need. But what happens to you? When you are planning out your dream… Continue reading How to find the right postpartum care
Of course, when giving birth you need your vagina but what else do you need in order to prepare for your home birth? For everyone once you have made the decision to give birth you then start to prepare your home for what's to come. Although, you'll need to wait for the baby to decide… Continue reading Planning a home birth, what you need to have vagina included
I have personally met some providers that just don't work for me. I just feel that bond with them that my friends say they have.
I stood up and was holding on to a chair I had in the bathroom when all of a sudden my water broke, I sat back on the toilet and the pressure continued to increase.