Birth Without Fear

Birthing Peacefully with Hypnobirthing

February 22, 2017

After the excitement of being pregnant with my very first baby I couldn’t help but feel so nervous & anxious about giving birth. It was consuming me, which I realise now was a blessing for me as it put me on the most incredible journey of hypnobirthing. I am sure there are a lot of […]

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Embracing the Unexpected: Akash’s Birth Story

February 20, 2017

Life has a funny way of taking what we plan and completely turning it on its head. Akash’s birth was no exception to this rule. Throughout 2016, William and I had taken several leaps of faith. However, even in the midst of moving hectically four times, navigating an unexpected job change for William, and rolling […]

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A Video Birth Story – Joan and Lauren

February 16, 2017

Below is a video montage taken from a beautiful home birth inside a birthing tub. Get ready for all the feels in the next 5:04. After that take a look at some beautiful stills below! Submitted by Jennifer Winfrey.

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Strong and Beautiful and Nothing to Regret

February 14, 2017

When I first found out I was pregnant, I knew immediately that I wanted a natural, drug free birthing experience. Months leading up to the birth, I was reading birthing books and articles, Mike (my husband) and I practiced labor positions and relaxation techniques and I felt like I could totally tackled this labor like […]

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February 9, 2017
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The Prenatal Vitamin For Your Mind

February 2, 2017

I’ll never forget the day I found out I was pregnant. I was filled with a roller coaster of emotions from excitement to fear, to love and anxiety, to a sense of comfort and a waterfall of uncertainty. As my emotions went up and down, all I could think about was getting to see my […]

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Parenting Without Fear: Maty’s Baby Chest Rub

January 26, 2017

Growing up with allergies and numerous respiratory issues it was commonplace for my parents to use Vicks VapoRub. Every time my mom or dad rubbed that into my chest I can remember thinking “This stuff never actually works.” As a result, I haven’t used it on myself in years and certainly never on my kids. […]

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Complete Pack of 3 Boys: Connor’s Birth Story

January 23, 2017

With each of my pregnancies, I have changed my goals for labor slightly. For my first pregnancy, I was concerned with having a totally natural birth without any medication. My labor was incredibly long and slow, and by the end I felt like a zombie lying in bed waiting in fear of the next contraction. […]

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Selah’s Birth Story

December 20, 2016

Autumn shares with us the birth story of her fifth child. “Honey, we are pregnant!” And just like that, baby number five was on the way. Actually, it had taken over a year of trying after number four, but once that test showed positive, I was ecstatic. I’m sort of a pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding […]

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