Letting Go of the Fear: A Natural Birth After 4 Losses

September 30, 2011

I have just recently given birth to my third child, all naturally. A 9 lb. 10 oz. miracle baby boy after a stillbirth, three miscarriages, and trying to conceive for over two years. I went 23 days over my due date & had over a month of prodromal labor, but he and his perfect birth […]

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Guest Post: Pregnancy and Birth Without Fear after Loss, Preemie Baby or Birth Trauma

September 29, 2011

I think this is our first true guest post! Heidi Thaden-Pierce has taken the time to share what her and her husband went through after a loss and a preemie baby. She shares what helped them cope and get through a subsequent pregnancy and birth. This is valuable information from a mother (and father) who […]

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A Poem For An Angel

September 16, 2011

We’ve had a few moms write in lately that they have experienced miscarriages and loss. With a Community as large as ours, it happens more than any of us would like. It breaks our hearts. I think most women feel a pain for another woman who is going through this.  Tricia has a baby waiting […]

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Mother and Infant Loss in Birth: Hospital and Home. What Does This Mean For Your Birth?

August 26, 2011

Mother Dies in Childbirth by Cesarean In March of this year, a Trinidad mother died during a cesarean section due to arteries being cut and the bleeding could not be stopped. She left behind now 3 children and her husband. The pregnant mother and baby were both said to be healthy prior to the surgery. […]

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Baby Loss: Unassisted, Midwife Assisted and in Hospital Births

August 11, 2011

Editor’s note: This is a blog post I wrote on April 16th, 2009 while nearing the end of my pregnancy.  Also, I was recently emailed this website from a BWF Mama. She wanted me to share it with those who are or have suffered a loss. Baby Dies in Unassisted Home Birth When I first […]

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Mommy, I Have Two Sisters.

May 12, 2011

I am currently reading Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo. It is the account of his four year old’s visit to heaven during a near death experience. I highly recommend it. There is one part of the book though that I will always remember. You know, one of those things when you are reading […]

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