Pregnancy and Birth

Unassisted birth turn transfer: Julio’s birth story

Before I write my birth story I feel that like any unassisted birth you need to have this disclaimer for those who don’t understand the reasons why we want to have an unassisted birth. So why are we turning to unassisted birth? To be honest it may be because we know this is they way we… Continue reading Unassisted birth turn transfer: Julio’s birth story

Pregnancy and Birth

What you need to know to help you find the perfect doula

From the moment you find out you are expecting you wonder about all the things you should now do. You ask for recommendations for the best doctor or midwife. You then wonder if you should really hire a doula and if it is ok to hire someone who is still training. What are the best… Continue reading What you need to know to help you find the perfect doula

Pregnancy and Birth

Noah’s Birth: mother declined interventions and birthed her way

Hello again friends!   I do enjoy our weekly "visits" here on the blog. Perhaps you'd like to hear the story of my first birth, and how I declined interventions in the hospital? That experience set the stage for me choosing to have unassisted births in the future, so the story has a special place… Continue reading Noah’s Birth: mother declined interventions and birthed her way

Pregnancy and Birth

Everything you need to pack for your hospital bag

If you are planning to give birth at a hospital you may have been given a list of things to pack. Many of those items you may have already thought of but what about the things you haven't? I have created an additional check list I think you may enjoy. While most hospitals don't allow… Continue reading Everything you need to pack for your hospital bag