How to Handle Crowning and Bring Baby Up Yourself

Photos captured by Shoots & Giggles, serving Los Angeles & Orange County Do you worry about the “ring of fire” as your baby is being born? Want to bring your own baby up but not sure if you can do it? This podcast episode covers all those worries and practical tips for you <3 Topics […]

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The Feminine Power of Birthing

Birthing is an incredible time. Birthing your baby brings challenges, joys, and tests everything that you are made of. I was blessed to attend a mama’s first birth recently. It was a very good birth. She expressed normal self-doubt here and there. There’s a question in your mind: “Can I do this? Can I get […]

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Handling Loneliness while Mothering

Are you struggling with loneliness? Many mamas dream of being at home with their little ones – but the day-to-day reality of being home with small children can feel isolating. In today’s episode I cover how to overcome loneliness – and enjoy being with you kids! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: What “take care […]

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The Life of a (Pregnant) Student Midwife

Life as a student midwife is exciting, educational, and very, very busy! Here’s how I’ve balanced that, what I can improve on, and the general scoop on living life on call! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: A month in the life of a student midwife What it’s like to live on call The “go […]

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A Natural Baby Registry Wish List

Shopping for baby is so much fun – I’ve found that it doesn’t matter what baby you’re on, what your style is, if you’re going thrift or posh… baby shopping is a blast! Of course, if you’re choosing natural baby care or leaning towards attachment parenting, you might feel like some of the registry guidelines […]

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What Your Kids Are REALLY Saying With Their Behavior

Parents often know that a kid’s behavior isn’t the whole story – in today’s episode we talk about how to get to the heart of what’s going on with your child! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: Why what’s going on with our kids is often not the real story How to figure out what’s […]

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How to Choose the Right Natural Birthing Class

The right birthing class helps you prepare for labor and birth so you feel calm and confident about going natural! This guide will walk you through why childbirth classes are so important – and how to pick the right one – so you have the great birth you’re hoping for! Contents1 How Birthing Classes Got […]

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What is Elimination Communication?

My first baby, and my first EC’d baby, Cassidy! She’s about 6 months old in this picture. Use elimination communication (EC) to help your baby stay clean and dry. Human babies are as smart as animal babies – they know when they need to go! EC is also called infant potty training, natural infant hygiene, […]

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