Strategies for D-MER while Tandem Breastfeeding

One of my favorite things about birthing at home is being able to snuggle in bed with my new baby(ies), my older children and my partner. My midwives take care of us physically, spiritually, and emotionally. I am treated like a birthing goddess while they are respectful of our family bonding space. The midwives make…

Looking Back on A Blissful Homebirth

Buddha Baby’s Homebirth Story First Latch Buddha baby has his 2nd birthday, July 9, 2012. In honor of his birthing day, I am sharing his homebirth story. *** Reflecting back on Buddha’s birth 2 years later. It doesn’t feel like it has been this long. The memories evoked by the photos bring me back to…

An Empowered First Birth

Welcome to the Empowered Birth Week Blog Carnival This post is part of the Empowered Birth Week Blog Carnival hosted by Child of the Nature Isle and Betsy Dewey. For this special event the carnival participants have shared their perspective on Empowered Birth. Please read to the end to find a list of links to…

When Birth Brings Disappointment

While I am away from my blog, I am honored to showcase a group of talented writers who have stepped forward with their unique voices in support. Every guest writer who is featured here is one that I strongly suggest you follow. Today, I am please to share with you this guest post from Patti…

Homebirth: Dancing with the Light

My oldest son, Nat, turned 5 years old on July 24, 2011. In honor of his birth day, I am sharing his homebirth story that I wrote soon after he was born. It is fascinating to me to read this as a, now, mother of four children. I still seem so naive and raw. In…