How you can have the ‘Goddess Treatment’ aka ‘The Beyonce Treatment’ too

Beyonce gave birth to a baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter this past weekend. The world had been waiting on this arrival since she rubbed her belly on stage several months ago. People were wondering, will she have a natural childbirth? Will she breastfeed? Once the news came out, the nasty comments, tweets, and blog posts […]

His Thoughts On Birth

This is a post my husband wrote back in July of 2010 on my other blog. These are his thoughts on birth and have not been edited in any way. ****** Before I met my wife I had opinions on home birth and natural parenting. I always thought it was for “all natural people” that […]

Informed Birth is Empowered Birth

Welcome to the Empowered Birth Week Blog Carnival This post is part of the Empowered Birth Week Blog Carnival hosted by Child of the Nature Isle and Betsy Dewey. For this special event the carnival participants have shared their perspective on Empowered Birth. Please read to the end to find a list of links to […]

A Home Waterbirth After Three Cesareans

Women need to know that their bodies are not broken. Thank you Bethany for sharing your beautiful birth story and video with us. ********** Back story: My first child was born on 10-19-00 after an unnecessary induction turned into an “emergency” c-section. I was told by my doctors that vbacs were very unsafe and that the […]

Birth Story of The Week: The Home Waterbirth of Samuel

Samuel is one today! It’s hard to believe it’s been a year already. For some reason I have been super emotional about him turning one. I wasn’t as emotional as I was with the girls. It’s not because he’s a boy. I don’t really know why. I just know that this year has flown by […]