A Peaceful Home Birth

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Giving birth is an intense experience, and it helps to be in a place where you and your partner feel most supported and comfortable. If you are dreaming of a home birth and want to hear a beautiful story of a husband and wife’s experience as they welcome their first baby into the world, I share with you my story. Continue reading

The Best Laid Plans: The Home Birth That Wasn’t Meant To Be

Being a first-time mom, I was quite cautious when I got pregnant. I did a massive amount of studying. I read everything I could get my hands on: books, articles, blogs, magazines, scientific journal articles, I even watched strangers’ YouTube videos. I wanted to make sure that I was doing the right things for my baby and that I was prepared for what was to come. As prepared as one can be for the unknown, at least.

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The Sweetest Surprise – A Ft. Worth Birthing & Wellness Center Birth Story

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I rolled out of bed at 3:45 the morning of Tuesday, February 9th to pee for the umpteenth time. I was half asleep, but I noticed my back cramping as I crawled back in bed.

As I tried to fall back asleep, the cramping returned. Still feeling pretty unsure, I whipped out my phone and started to time the cramping. I laid in bed, scrolling through Instagram and timing the waves as they continued to come and go. They were definitely minor, but they were coming about every 8 minutes and lasting around 45 seconds. Continue reading

One Mom’s Natural Birth Plan Success – A University of Iowa Hospital Birth Story

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Heidi decided to she was ready to meet the world six days before her due date. That just was fine with me because I was ready to be a mom.  Continue reading

An Accidental Natural Birth Story – A Hinsdale Adventist Hospital Birth Story

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I didn’t really have a birth plan.  I assumed I would want an epidural, but also thought let’s see how everything goes. Continue reading