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I recently asked a group of mothers who they chose to support them during their labor and delivery.  

The most common answers were:

#1 their husband/partner 

#2 a doula

#3 a parent

#4 a birth photographer

#5 a sibling

Who you choose to support you on your birth day...

You spent months planning for your new baby.

You read the books.

Took the classes.

Researched all of the gear.

Watched YouTube videos.

Followed the blogs.

And then it happened. The baby you planned so much for finally arrived. 

If you're like the majority of American women (o...

September 16, 2018

On Thursday, June 28th, I had my 39 week appointment and my blood pressure was borderline high which, as it turns out, really makes people nervous. My actual induction started the following Monday, July 2nd, although they’d been trying to get me to agree to it since Fr...

April 30, 2018

Chelsea and Martin were super excited to find out that after two boys, they were expecting their first girl. Chelsea’s previous births had been vaginal deliveries with the use of pitocin for augmentation and epidurals for pain management, so she was planning on a natur...

April 15, 2018

I recently polled a group of mothers to find out what they wish they had known about birth before giving birth themselves. The results were fascinating! Here are the top 5 answers:

#5 - Epidurals don't always work.

Lots of mothers want to try to give birth with as few in...

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