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Women’s Rights to Choose Being Stripped Away

June 21, 2012

Here’s the problem with this…it TAKES AWAY WOMEN’S CHOICES. Our right to birth where and how we choose is being stripped away from us…here and now. I have a HUGE problem with this. I actually birthed my first VBA2C baby in AZ, so I am all too familiar with the issue this causes. This leaves […]

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Division: What Are We Fighting For?

May 16, 2012

I recently asked on our BWF page if people thought there was division in the birth community (moms and professionals) or unity. Everyone answered division on some level. One woman, an OB, asked, “What are we fighting for?” Good question. This is not referring to women who are fighting to have a voice or for […]

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Loving Each Other Enough

May 14, 2012

“The trouble with the world and the trouble with you and me is that we don’t love each other enough. And if we do, we don’t bother to show it, or we don’t bother to say it. If the world is to know love, it has to be in your heart and in mine.”  -Marjorie […]

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Couple is Expecting 2 Sets of Twins!

May 10, 2012

An article about this story was shared in our BWF Support group. It was rather snarky and judgmental. Why judge other parents, especially when they have been BLESSED with babies? Even if circumstances are difficult, babies are always blessings. “For more than a decade, Misty and Brian Baker have tried for a child without any […]

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The Diversity of ‘Birth Without Fear’ Pregnant and Birthing Women

February 25, 2012

I have received comments on this post and this one stating that I am intentionally not showing diversity in women and families. First, let me say that I would never do that. I love diversity! Second, I think it’s judgmental to assume that the pictures/women are not diverse! Just because someone is has light skin, […]

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The BWF ‘Hey Girl’ Contest

February 14, 2012

You may have noticed Ryan Gosling showing up in your Google Reader or Facebook news feed, along with a caption that starts with, “Hey Girl…”. They have recently caught on in the natural birth community and some even got me to chuckle and shake my head. I am a huge Ryan Gosling fan. He won […]

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The Rad Placenta

February 2, 2012

I was recently banned from posting on BWF and personally on Facebook for this placenta picture taken by Seana. I was also warned that next time, pages and profiles might be deleted. There is nothing stating in any Facebook policies that organs are violating any rules. We all know there are many obscene pictures that […]

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Essential Oils for Pregnant Women

January 30, 2012

***I am not a midwife, doctor, herbalist, shaman healer, nurse, wizard, or anything else in that regard. The information in this blog post is just that…information. This post is simply a gathering of info on different essential oils that may be beneficial to you in your pregnancy. Look into them further and discuss with your […]

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The Big Bad Epidural

January 26, 2012

The Natural Birth Community is quick to say, “Don’t do it! You can do it without it! An Epidural is dangerous! It is evil and causes problems!” Mostly, this is true. You CAN do it naturally and Epidurals do come with risks to mom and baby. There are studies, personal experiences and more that show […]

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