Birth, Emotional Health, Pregnancy

Dear Sweetheart – What I wish you understood about what I want…

My dear sweetheart, I know how much you love me. I know you only want what's best for us, me and our family. I know that you carry the weight of our world on your shoulders and that you are doing everything in your power to keep the world safe and secure and risk free… Continue reading Dear Sweetheart – What I wish you understood about what I want…

Birth, Parenting, Pregnancy

“I Need a Childbirth Class Schedule that Fits MY Schedule”

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”

Birth, Parenting, Pregnancy

5 Steps to a Satisfying Birth Experience

I've recently had people ask me to give the 5 steps or things one should do to prepare for a satisfying birth experience. So, here they are - my opinion: 1. Read POSITIVE birth stories. When reading a birth story pay close attention to what you are feeling. Does any part of the birth story… Continue reading 5 Steps to a Satisfying Birth Experience