Build a Baby Project for Childbirth Classes
Growing and birthing babies is simultaneously simple and complex. Every day and extraordinary. Trusting that our bodies know how to grow a b
The Veach Family Home Birth Story
Janelle wa so calm while birth and Craig was so supportive that they didn't call the midwives until she felt pushy. Watch their home bi
My 2015 Recap! It's Been an Amazing Year!
This year has truly been amazing! I am a bit of a Renaissance woman and always have many projects going at once. I am a Bradley Method Childbirth Educator, Birth Doula, and I design and create meditation and relaxation jewelry, such as, malas and breathing beads. This year I attended three births and am waiting on a baby #4 to decide to arrive which may end up being the first baby of 2016! (yep, she will be!) Two of the births were at Harrison Medical Center and the third
Want to Have an Empowered Birth? Take My Childbirth Education Class!
Have you signed up for a childbirth class yet? I know it is such a busy time of year and sometimes it's hard to just get through the day. But spring will be here before you know it and the beginning of the year is a great time to consider taking a childbirth class if you are due in April, May, or June. I think the most profound decision a pregnant mama can make, is choosing her care provider. It's so important to have someone who you trust will support you in the birth th
8 Steps to Start Planning Your Successful VBAC
You were told you were a good candidate for a VBAC, so, now what? I have some steps for you that will help get you organized and point you in the right direction! I will just jump right in and tell you straight up that you have to be proactive and you have to be assertive about your birth choices. I would like to tell you that it's easy and that you will be able to walk into the first OB on the insurance list or try out your sisters OB but not all care providers are VBAC f
How will you remember your birth?
This whole pregnancy and birth ride mamas are on can be empowering and enjoyable. When mothers are honored, respected, listened to, helped, her birth can create amazing memories regardless if the birth turned out how she hoped or not. Things come up. The unexpected happens. Birth and life are similar in that regard. Who we surround ourselves with and how we choose to react to the situation greatly impacts whether or not the memeories created are positive or negative an