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My Natural Birth Plan

When I was pregnant with my first child I had no desire to go through it drug free, I had planned on an epidural from the moment I found out I was expecting. 1,002 more words

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Jessica's Birth Story

It all began about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday January 28, 2013. I started having contractions and sent a text to Michael to tell him about it. 3,382 more words

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My Birth Story & Why You Should Keep Your Expectations Low When Attempting a Natural Birth

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Before the birth

Before my son was born I knew I wanted a natural childbirth.  Before we even conceived a child my husband and I knew that we wanted the best for him.  2,264 more words

Mindful Media: Mindful Birthing Book Review


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We read a lot of books about living mindfully in my family and I love hearing from others when they come across a book that they or their kids liked. 973 more words

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An open letter to Kim Kardashian

Dear Kim,

You don’t know me. I am just a mom who lives in a house on a hill, in the corner of Oklahoma City. I wanted to talk to you though, and since you felt comfortable enough to share pictures of yourself barely clothed, with me, I feel that I can speak freely. 631 more words

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Pain with a purpose

Among our birth clients, especially the first time moms, one of their biggest concerns is how they will cope with pain in labor.  We have a variety of resources such as physical comfort techniques, emotional comfort techniques, and environmental comfort techniques that we use but in this post we will explore the purpose of pain in labor. 658 more words

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Aren't Doulas Just for Natural Birth?

Every doula I know smacks her palm to her forehead whenever she hears or reads some version of the headline above.

But guess what?  We hear it a lot… so our foreheads are pretty sore. 844 more words

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