Maternal Assisted Cesarean, Oxytocin, & 12 Year Old Catches Her Sibling

June 12, 2017

In case you missed our Birth Without Fear Instagram this past week… “IT’S A BOY!!!” Hands down the best reaction in 100+ births and 6 years of doing this!” @kerfoxphotos _ Did you wait to find out or did you need to know?! _ #birthwithoutfear #dontforgetdads #optionssupportrespect A post shared by birthwithoutfear (@birthwithoutfear) on Jun […]

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Prepared by Bradley Method: 3 Birth Stories in 1!

June 9, 2017

I have three beautiful children. All born very close together within the 5 years that my husband and I have been married. I jokingly call myself “Fertile Myrtle”. My husband is more of a natural/holistic person than I am and convinced me to go the natural way for our first pregnancy. We read a Bradley […]

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How Chiropractic Can Help With Your Pregnancy and Birth

June 8, 2017

Morning sickness. Vomiting. Nausea. Back pain. Pelvic pain. Shortness of breath. Hormones gone wild. High blood pressure. Swollen ankles. These symptoms are seen as normal during pregnancy, something you better get used to for the next 38-42 weeks. You wanted a baby, now deal with it. Right? Wrong. Sure these examples are common among pregnant […]

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Focusing Through the Ring of Fire: An Unmedicated, Natural Birth

June 7, 2017

My husband Chris and I made the decision on having a natural unmedicated birth after watching the documentary “Business of Being Born”. Being the planner that I am, we prepared for our estimated due date, September 21st, for months.  Chris and I were both very determined! Unquestionably, I knew I could do it, despite the doubting […]

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Two Mamas, Don’t Forget Dads, and Pooping Without Fear

June 6, 2017

In case you missed Birth Without Fear on Instagram this past week… What a gorgeous belly and henna! Did you do this? Tag #birthwithoutfear in your photos! _ Also, we recently opened a #findyourvillage in Calgary (sold out), Ottawa, Indianapolis, and Stillwater Oklahoma! This weekend is D.C. and New Jersey! All have limited space. ✨ […]

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Pulled Over by a Cop, the Panicky Security Guard, & a Speedy Birth

June 5, 2017

A contraction woke me up shortly before 1am. I had been waking up to painful contractions for weeks, but this one felt different – deeper and more intense. I tried to ignore it and had almost drifted back to sleep when the next one came, strong enough I decided I’d better start timing. They were […]

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FIND YOUR VILLAGE IN…

June 3, 2017

Tomorrow January Harshe will be in Haddonfield, New Jersey! If you live in or near central New Jersey or the Philadelphia area, get your ticket and come see her for a day of empowerment and inspiration!

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Surrender to the Ocean’s Tide: a Water Birth Story

June 2, 2017

I had begun having Braxton Hicks contractions at regular intervals starting at 36 weeks. Every day I would contract at 5 minutes apart and end the day at 3 minutes apart. So on May 4th, 2017, which happened to be my due date, I didn’t think too much of my contractions, which now felt stronger. […]

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The Role of Marijuana During Pregnancy

June 1, 2017

Marijuana. Cannabis. Weed. Pot. Whatever name you refer to it by (there are dozens more), legalized marijuana is a very prominent topic in our nation. Currently there are four states where you can legally buy weed if you’re 21, with California joining the mix in 2018. You can legally possess and smoke weed in eight states […]

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