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Embracing it all

I don’t think it’s an old wives tale – I can honestly say that pregnancy was different with the boys than with the girl. I craved different foods, carried differently, and experienced different symptoms. 436 more words

The Doula Dilemma: 5 Reasons You Should Consider Getting a Labor Coach

It’s the final day of World Doula Week! What’s a doula? How can she improve your birthing experience? An actual doula weighs in.

‘Doula’ is a Greek term for ‘slave’, which was appropriated to describe the women who lend themselves to serve birthing mothers. 692 more words


Happy World Doula Week!

March 21-28, 2015, is World Doula Week!

I came across this article by CordMama that I think is worth sharing: Why doulas are expensive (and why you’re glad they are… 92 more words


Lux's Birth Story

I can’t even count the number of birth stories I read in order to prepare myself for my own. I am writing this not only for my own memory but for others who are interested in natural child birth. 1,152 more words


My barefoot accident and preparing for the baby

I’ve written extensively about my accident with my pracitce of going barefoot on my blog about nudism and positive body image, so I’m not going to repeat myself here. 863 more words



Photos taken by my Mother-in-law on my due date, yesterday. Yep, I’m officially big enough for Rosie to saddle up and ride my belly.

Had contractions last night and this morning that actually hurt, but they have subsided as of now. 128 more words

Trim Healthy Mama In Pregnancy

Cascades Of Water

I mentioned in my last post about women being warriors. Whether it’s 3 days or 3 hours, its like I knew….

Birth can be a great healing process. 594 more words