Pregnancy

To Be Pregnant is to Be Vitally Alive…

October 9, 2012

  This is one of my favorite maternity photographs and it’s by Earthside Birth Photography. I feel honored she allowed us to use it. Image created by Ruthie Davis.

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Inspiring Pregnancy Quote and Picture

October 5, 2012

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty” ~Maya Angelou Photography by Earthside Birth Photography. Image created by Ruthie Davis.

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Powerful Birth Affirmation

September 26, 2012

I used this quote during my last labor when my baby kept trying to turn during contractions. I would repeat over and over, “My contractions are not stronger than me, becaue they are me.” It did help! He still came out facing my left leg…but he DID come out! Photography by Earthside Birth Photography. She is also […]

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A Father’s Perspective – The Journey from Hospital to Home

September 17, 2012

Many women have questions about how to approach their partner about natural birth, and especially out-of-hospital/home birth. I don’t ever remember being worried about convincing my husband – but then again, my feisty side comes out pretty often (and I don’t let go of an idea once it is in my head). It was a […]

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Sexual Abuse and Birth

September 12, 2012

Sexual Abuse. This subject, which effects so many silent victims, is a hard one to approach. The damage is not only physical. It is mental, it is emotional, it effects the very spirit. Even for those who seek therapy, it can take a lifetime to heal – some people never heal. For birthing women, this […]

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Pregnancy is Beautiful and Sexy

August 9, 2012

“My husband snapped this picture of my 19 week belly with our 3rd daughter. I was talking with him in our bedroom, about to get dressed, as he tinkered with his camera and then he looked up at me. I was leaning into our dresser with only my bra and bottoms on, and his face […]

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Belly Casting That Baby Bump!

August 7, 2012

I never did one, but love them. Kristina shared her tublr blog with me and I fell in love with her beautiful family instantly. I came across these photos and share them with permission. Sexy, tattooed dad doing a belly cast on a beautiful pregnant mama’s baby bump…what’s there not to love?! 36 weeks baby […]

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Pregnant Body Art

July 21, 2012

So gorgeous I had to share. I know I’ve been MIA lately, but Meagan sent this to me and I’m a sucker for ink and pregnancy, so combined it is stunning to me. She found it on Pinterest and we don’t know the source. Yes…stunning is the word…

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How the Webster Technique Can Help You Birth Without Fear

July 10, 2012

For many women, pregnancy can be a very uncomfortable experience. First, there are the initial hormonal changes and morning sickness; the feeling of being on an emotional roller-coaster for no good reason whatsoever and the unusual food cravings at all hours of the day (such as early, early morning Jack-in-the-Box taco runs for those husbands […]

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The Pregnancy Glow

May 17, 2012

You know what it is, but it’s hard to describe or explain. Maybe pictures would be a better way? OK, maybe I am just looking for a reason to share more awesome maternity pictures with you! In all seriousness though, the pregnancy glow is real! It isn’t just an old wives tale. From Dr. Sears… […]

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