Positive Birth Affirmations

Posted in Homebirth, Pregnancy

Positive birth affirmations can be a useful tool in helping to change and/or reinforce your beliefs. Even if you are feeling wonderful and positive, affirmations can only add to what you already intuitively know and feel.

Labor Stimulation Methods

Posted in Homebirth, Pregnancy

Natural methods of labor stimulation

Is homebirth safe?

My thoughts and lots of published research on the safety of giving birth in the comfort of your own home.

What if Something Goes Wrong During the Birth?

Posted in Homebirth

A common question, but an uncommon event!

Choosing a Care Provider and Birth Location

Finding and choosing a pregnancy and birth care provider can be challenging and overwhelming. A prepared list of questions will make your consultation visit much more satisfying and productive!

Placenta Encapsulation

Posted in Guest Posts, Homebirth

A local practitioner explains the benefits of placenta encapsulation

Laboring and/or Birthing in Water

Posted in Homebirth

The lowdown on waterbirth

Why Should I Hire a Doula for my Homebirth?

Posted in Guest Posts, Homebirth

A local doula discusses the benefits of doulas at homebirths

What are the Advantages of Homebirth Over Hospital Birth?

Posted in Homebirth, Pregnancy

Pregnant people’s preferences and what the research shows

What Equipment do Midwives Bring to a Homebirth?

Posted in Homebirth

Ever wondered what’s in those big bags midwives lug around?

What Does “Low Risk” Mean?

An explanation of low and high risk pregnancy classifications.

This is my First Pregnancy. Is Homebirth Right for Me?

Posted in Homebirth

It certainly can be! Here’s why I think so…

What About the Mess?

Posted in Homebirth

Homebirth midwives provide lots of instructions and help!