I woke this morning full of energy for the first time in many months. Wide awake at 6:45 am and chose to relax for a bit in my warm bed while listening to the silence. Then I grabbed my phone to check the bank account balance, whether or not items I have listed on Amazon… Continue reading 10 Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know About Planning a Home Birth
There's a lot of buzz around birth doulas these days. Please don't get me wrong. Once upon a time, I was a birth doula. I served a lot of couples in the hospital setting and I did so precisely as a birth doula should. The issue today is that far too many - including birth… Continue reading The Truth About Doulas
It's been a long time since I wrote a blog post. Life gets the better of me too. Today, I couldn't stop my voice from being heard on this particular issue. I read the article "Women Share Their Traumatic Birth Experiences in Powerful Photo Series" and it made me cry. I want so much for EVERY… Continue reading Peace Starts With Birth
I recently purchased a new birth book and I am finding it challenging to read. There's a single word by which I categorize "birth" people and this word is used over and over and over again in this book. This single word tells me that the people who use it fall into one of two other categories: they either… Continue reading Women CANNOT Deliver Their Own Baby!
I can do that -- most of the time. As a truly independent childbirth educator, I set my own schedule. Birth work is all I do so I, most of the time, can create a class schedule that fits the needs of the student. I don't like hearing expectant women talk about how they wanted… Continue reading “I Need a Childbirth Class Schedule that Fits MY Schedule”