Eloise’s Birth Story: Finding Healing & Hope

March 10, 2017

By the time I became pregnant with my second child, I knew the kind of birth I wanted. I had spent most of my life hating my body. For not being thin enough. For not being pretty enough. For not being good enough. I hated my body for its infertility and, most of all, for […]

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27 ways to Support Pregnant, Laboring, and/or Postpartum Mama

March 8, 2017

There are so many different ways for a partner to support mama. Some are obvious, some are not. Read on for some ideas on what to ask for from your partner. If you are the partner, here are some examples for you take note of. “Because he is interested in knowing my birth plan, my […]

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Vendor Sponsorship Once Again Open for 2017 “Find Your Village” Events

March 1, 2017

Due to many requests, we are opening vendor opportunities again for 2017 events. There will be just THREE spots available per city. If you would like to be a local vendor-sponsor please CLICK HERE and we will respond with more information via email. FOR VANCOUVER, BC BIRTH WITHOUT FEAR CONFERENCE VENDORS: This is your opportunity to […]

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Birthing Peacefully with Hypnobirthing

February 22, 2017

After the excitement of being pregnant with my very first baby I couldn’t help but feel so nervous & anxious about giving birth. It was consuming me, which I realise now was a blessing for me as it put me on the most incredible journey of hypnobirthing. I am sure there are a lot of […]

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Embracing the Unexpected: Akash’s Birth Story

February 20, 2017

Life has a funny way of taking what we plan and completely turning it on its head. Akash’s birth was no exception to this rule. Throughout 2016, William and I had taken several leaps of faith. However, even in the midst of moving hectically four times, navigating an unexpected job change for William, and rolling […]

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A Video Birth Story – Joan and Lauren

February 16, 2017

Below is a video montage taken from a beautiful home birth inside a birthing tub. Get ready for all the feels in the next 5:04. After that take a look at some beautiful stills below! Submitted by Jennifer Winfrey.

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Strong and Beautiful and Nothing to Regret

February 14, 2017

When I first found out I was pregnant, I knew immediately that I wanted a natural, drug free birthing experience. Months leading up to the birth, I was reading birthing books and articles, Mike (my husband) and I practiced labor positions and relaxation techniques and I felt like I could totally tackled this labor like […]

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The Prenatal Vitamin For Your Mind

February 2, 2017

I’ll never forget the day I found out I was pregnant. I was filled with a roller coaster of emotions from excitement to fear, to love and anxiety, to a sense of comfort and a waterfall of uncertainty. As my emotions went up and down, all I could think about was getting to see my […]

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Parenting Without Fear: Maty’s Baby Chest Rub

January 26, 2017

Growing up with allergies and numerous respiratory issues it was commonplace for my parents to use Vicks VapoRub. Every time my mom or dad rubbed that into my chest I can remember thinking “This stuff never actually works.” As a result, I haven’t used it on myself in years and certainly never on my kids. […]

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