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Are We Blaming Women for the Cesarean Epidemic?

The cesarean epidemic is close to out of control, and it seems that nobody wants to step in and make a change.  Care providers seem to feel that they’re powerless to stop cutting babies out… …but why? Honestly this is a complex question that requires answers from many different places: Care providers Insurance providers / […]

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What Nobody Tells You About Cesarean Section

Staggering numbers of women will give birth through cesarean section this year – but nobody talks about the dangers of c-sections or why it’s important to make sure surgery is truly needed before making the cut. Today’s episode covers the real risks of surgical birth and why reversing the c-section trend is important to mamas, […]

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How to Get YOUR Kids to Sleep Infographic

Sleep is an essential part of emotional and mental health throughout your life, but it’s especially important for your kids, as it plays a vital role in growth and development. In fact, sleep is so crucial during the early stages of life that children spend about 40 percent of their childhood asleep! As a mama, […]

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Natural Birth Stories

Natural birth stories are a lot of fun to read! Check out these 138 honest stories from real moms, organized by natural hospital births, home births, birth center births, and even some unusual birth places! VBACs, waterbirths, pictures, and more noted by the story. Ready to prepare for your baby’s arrival? Read my full natural […]

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Should We Take Women Out of Birth?

Language, pronouns, semantics – all are a hot topic today. How is language impacting the world of birth – and why is taking women out of birth much more dangerous that it seems? Details inside this episode… Topics I Cover in This Podcast: Should we take women out of birth? What do the statistics say […]

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Phoenix’s Birth

Just over a year ago, I thought I heard God speak to me. Just over a year ago, I thought I was going crazy. In the relative quiet of the night, alone in bed, I wondered if maybe I was just dreaming – but that dream sure felt real, and sent an electric shock through […]

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Unassisted Birth at the Cabin

Contents1 From: Brittney2 Country: United States From: Brittney Country: United States On the morning of November 29th, I woke up before my husband and daughter, which was unusual for me as I had been sleeping in so much the whole pregnancy. This was the exact “due date” I had estimated for myself. I had very […]

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Jude’s Birth

On November 7th, I heaved myself out of bed at 6:45am. Today, I was 5 days past my expected due date. I was feeling big and a little clumsy, to say the least. I woke Elana, my 7-year old, and got her off to school, then headed back to bed. I had been off work […]

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