July 20, 2020

Giving birth is one of the most incredible, powerful things you can d0. I knew I wanted a natural birth with my first baby, but the life-changing intensity – and world-shaking process – of giving birth was a lot to work up to. I read a lot about birth, and collected natural birth quotes and

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July 15, 2020

I got pregnant with my youngest baby at 35 and wondered how that might change my birth plans. Can you have a natural birth after 35? Are there greater risks, is it harder, and what does it take? Fortunately, my midwife reassured me things would go well – and I found great tips for having

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July 8, 2020

You’ve seen all the ridiculous movie scenes with a pregnant woman panting, then screaming, then panting some more while her bumbling husband tries to comfort her through labor. I saw them all, too – and I knew that there had to be better ways to breathe through labor contractions! Fortunately, there are – here are

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July 1, 2020

Getting through labor and birth is a big job, especially when you decide to go all natural! After having 8 babies naturally, I’ve discovered the 7 best books to read before natural birth – they’ll help you feel strong, confident, and prepared! Check out the list, then read on for details on each book:1Gentle Birth,

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June 26, 2020

I’ve been through childbirth 8 time – and after the first couple of babies, I started looking into how to handle the ring of fire during a natural birth with as little pain as possible! I discovered some techniques that helped me push out babies with far less pain – including a 10lb 10oz baby

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