Birth and Faith Survey

I created a survey to look at if and how someone’s faith could effect their birth.  Please take a few minutes to fill it out!  It should only take about 5 minutes.   Click Here to take survey If you took a Hypnosis for Childbirth course and want to do a survey regarding your experiences with …

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Long Back to Back Births

The end of  2007 I attended two very long births back to back.  Out of 63 hours I was gone 57.  I was home for a few hours of sleep between them.  I missed my 2 year olds birthday and honestly I don’t know where my boys were during that whole time.  I wasn’t worried, …

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Bait and Switch

A lot of moms are getting this from their care providers.  They say one thing and then as their birthing time draws near, they change their tune.   I love this blog post about it.  If this happens to you, know it is never too late to change care providers!  If you choose to stay, then …

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Trust Birth Conference

One of my goals this year was to go to this conference.  I will be there on Friday.  There are really going to be the most amazing topics and people there.  I am SO excited.  When I was picking out my topics I kept telling DH all my choice.  I said, “Honey, there is a …

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Inductions Part 1

As usual this is not meant as medical advice.  This is just information with a lot of links so you can do more research!   Then make the best decision for yourself!  Everyone wonders why the cesarean rate is so high, I think a huge reason is all of the inductions happening today.  Over 40 % …

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Homebirth Preparation Visit

 Alison’s homebirth midwife and assistant came over today.  The whole birth team gathered together, so Dan, Grandma (who will be watching Abby) and I (as doula) was there too.  It was lovely.  I am so looking forward to this birth.  It will be the first homebirth I attend!  The midwife, Michelle was great.  She really …

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