"Your baby is breech." How do those words make you feel? Dismayed? Fearful? Disappointed? Why? Because our generation (and our mother's generation) has been lead to believe breech birth is too scary or dangerous to attempt. We've been led to believe that this type of birth requires a surgical procedure to remedy. Baby must not… Continue reading Is Baby Bum First (Breech)?
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
Did you know one drop of peppermint essential oil equals to 28 cups of peppermint tea?
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
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
Anytime I hear a friend say they don't feel well I joke and tell them in nine months they will feel better. What about when it's not a joke and you are pregnant? What are some things you can try to help you survive the first trimester? Weather you're a first time mom or a mom of… Continue reading How to survive the first trimester of pregnancy?
A serious planner knows that having a baby can be expensive but if planned and prepared for you can save money. Most of the things you are told you need for a baby will never go used.
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.