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Category: Birth

Birth, Newborns, Pregnancy

My Birth Story – Fast Natural Water Birth at Home

August 5, 2016, Author: Stacy

My first birth almost three and a half years ago was an unmedicated vaginal birth in a hospital. We had a doula and everything went well. He was born just under 12 hours from my first contraction which got steadily faster and stronger until he was born.   I’ll post more about the process of […]

Babies, Birth, Pregnancy

7 Reasons You Should Have a Doula

March 13, 2016, Author: Stacy

dou·la /ˈdo͞olə/ noun: doula, plural noun: doulas 1. a woman who is trained to assist another woman during childbirth and who may provide support to the family after the baby is born I’ve only had 3 major fights with my husband in over a decade spent together. One was about artichokes. Another was about fabric […]

Birth, Pregnancy

Where Should I Give Birth?

October 14, 2015, Author: Stacy

“Oh, you had your baby at home? Yeah, we were gonna do that, but we wanted our baby to live.” – Jim Gaffigan, Mr. Universe How are you feeling, Mama? Let’s be honest: first trimester kinda sucks. Hormones flood your system. Your digestive system is on strike with each part protesting something different. You’re exhausted, […]