Category Archives: Birth

Two Pink Lines
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A few weeks ago I had a little surprise.  I didn’t think I could possibly be pregnant, but as I waited for the lines on my at home test to show, I have to admit that my stomach filled with … Continue reading

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My VBAC – A healing birth
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To say my son’s birth was a bit traumatic would be an understatement.  It was the hardest and scariest day of my life.  (You can read about it here.)  So as my daughter’s estimated due date approached I began freaking … Continue reading

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What’s a Doula?!?
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Paula AbDOULA?? meDOULA oblongata?? Nope! A doula doesn’t have anything to do with pop music or Adam Sandler movies. A doula is a professional birth coach who supports a woman in labor as well as her partner. The word “doula” comes … Continue reading

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Have You Thanked Your Midwife and Doula?
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“Remember this, for it is as true and true gets: Your body is not a lemon. You are not a machine. The Creator is not a careless mechanic. Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth well as … Continue reading

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A Natural Birth: At the Hospital
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I think that laboring at home as long as we could made laboring at the hospital so successful in regards to fulfilling an intervention free birth. Because this was my first baby, I had no idea what labor was going to feel … Continue reading

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