Birth Without Fear

PROM, Castor Oil, Precipitous Labor, & Home Birth

October 21, 2017

“I jumped out of bed when a particularly strong contraction hit and told my mom and husband that I couldn’t sleep anymore, the pain was too intense. I tried to labor on the birth ball, but it wasn’t helping. My mind started freaking out that there was no way I could do this all night, the pain was too intense and we needed to go to the hospital…”

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A Couple Working Together: A Birth Center Birth Story

October 11, 2017

“Between the waves, Brett and I would incredulously remark to each other how crazy this was. We were actually going to be having our baby. It was also during this time that Brett realized he must have stepped in dog poop prior to leaving for the hospital. I was too distracted to notice, but our triage room had been filling with a bad smell…”

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Birth Without Fear Conference in Sydney, NSW, Australia – May 26, 2018

September 30, 2017

Get ready to join January Harshe for the first ever Birth Without Fear Conference in Australia! We will be celebrating the eight year anniversary of Birth Without Fear, in Sydney, and we want you to come help us celebrate!

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The Harshe Podcast – Episode #10: Q & A Volume One

September 23, 2017

January and Brandon answer your questions! They talk about everything from their current favorite songs (hint: not the new Taylor Swift song) and chiropractic (since Brandon is a chiropractor, of course) to religion (hint: not Mormonism) and using toilet paper from the top or bottom (hint: this is an important answer)!

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VBAC Despite Thrombocytopenia: The Birth of Elodie

September 12, 2017

“Our pregnancy was pretty routine and easy like my first one but the whole time we questioned whether the thrombocytopenia would come back and what it would mean for my chances of a VBAC. Around my 30th week of pregnancy, we flew the long transatlantic flight back to America and settled into my in-laws’ house with our almost two year old to wait for baby girl’s arrival.”

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The Harshe Podcast – Episode #7: Homeless and Pregnant

September 2, 2017

January Harshe’s birth story of baby #5! She and husband Brandon recount the multiple moves, financial hardships, and sheer stress surrounding The Bull’s pregnancy. Somehow they survived the stress of that time period and moved on, but at the time it didn’t feel like they would. Also, check out the Birth Hour podcast on Tuesday, September 5 to hear january’s first 4 birth stories!

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Beautiful Hospital Birth From a Mother’s Eyes

August 22, 2017

“The day finally arrived to go to our OB appointment and confirm that we are actually pregnant! Seeing that tiny little bean on the ultrasound broke me in the most beautiful way possible. I was carrying a tiny human!”

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The Best Father’s Day Gift We Could Have Asked For!

August 15, 2017

To tell you about the birth of my second child, I have to tell you about the birth of my first child. With my first pregnancy I had Gestational Diabetes, and Gestational Hypertension and due to mounting concerns from my midwives from my rising blood pressure and heart rate, I was induced at 39 weeks. […]

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5 Twin Birth Stories – Variations of Normal

July 7, 2017

A Birth Story of Twins {IVF} The first week was hospital bed rest and I begged to go home. Around then is when my husband was able to feel the boys kick, so it was then more early tracking to be told that the hospital doubted I would be carrying them past 22 weeks. Well, […]

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