Aquila’s Story

March 1, 2012

Liz and I ‘met’ online a year ago. Unfortunately it was not a good experience for either of us. Neither one of us understood where the other was coming from and it became heated very fast. My reactions were nothing short of ridiculous and full of hormones and emotions one might expect from a 10 […]

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Healing Through Loss

February 7, 2012

Did you know babies can die? You can spend ten plus months nurturing and providing life for your baby and they can die. You can have tests, ultrasounds, consults, experienced obstetricians or midwives and your baby can still never take a breath on this Earth. Whose fault is this? Who can I blame? How can […]

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A Rainbow, Christmas Eve Baby, Pictures and Announcement

January 26, 2012

“My daughter was born on Christmas Eve. She was so alert from the moment she was born! The expression on her face in that first picture amazes me. I hope to write a birth story soon, but in the mean time, here are a few pictures.  I started following your Facebook page and blog before […]

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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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