In Regards to Your Birth, Tell Them to Shut Up

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Energy in Birth Space

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If you were unaware, energy and presence plays an impact on your birth and outcome. ✨✨✨✨✨ Those in your space should all be in support and at peace with your birth choice. No one standing around should be fearful or afraid. Their energy radiates, whether you feel it or not. This can impede on your…

Reclaim YOUR Power!

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I feel it is my duty to warn my sisters of the harms in captive birth. They need to know that hospitals, birthing centers, and governed birth in general, comes with true risk to mothers and their babies. ✨✨✨✨✨ I originally started this post trying to explain how to have an empowering captive birth experience,…

Who deems who “High Risk”?

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I see that many individuals choose to accept the “high risk” opinion ‘title’ their provider labeled them as. “I wish I could birth at home, but I can’t because my doctor said I am high risk”. 😳 FULL STOP 🛑✋🙅🏼‍♀️ The only person who can assess and deem what is and what is not risk,…

“NO” is a Complete Sentence Towards Your Birth Provider

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Many women see their pregnancy/birth providers as a form of authority. They see them as higher ranking than themselves, the boss man, head honcho, big cheese, numero uno, whatever you want to call it. Many see their provider as an all knowing being. Someone that knows better than they do, themselves. Many fear standing up…

Have a Birth You Desire to Share About!

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Once upon a time, I experienced a birth I had zero desire to talk about. 2, actually. Yep, that’s me in the photo. Looking all disappointed, after my 2nd hospital birth, with an unnecessary cuff on my arm. It wasn’t a traumatic birth (at the time)! I wasn’t raped or abused. There were very little…

Intuition Knows BEST in Labor & Birth

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The greatest navigtor through labor is your intuition. This is your tour guide, from beginning to end; relaying all that you need to know, every step of the way. ✨✨✨✨✨ Our body and intuition, when undisturbed, is what we should be relying on in labor, and during child birth. Even in assisted birth, we should…

Using Your BRAIN In A Hospital Birth

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When planning a hospital birth, it is super important that you are informed and confident in your decisions, or your birth plan may quickly change, in an unnecessary fashion. To avoid this, use the BRAIN method of educating yourself, and making decisions. BRAIN is a simple acronym that stands for Benefits, Risks, Alternatives, Intuition, and…

Choosing Your Battles in Governed Birth

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During one of our recent trainings, Taylor was covering hospital birth support. She stated something along the lines of “Sometimes women may need to pick their battles in an assisted birth setting”. As in, conform to please your provider. Settle for less than you planned, so there is no fight or animosity. Knowing, that animosity…

The Fetal Stethoscope Experience

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One of my favorite sounds is the fetal tone relayed through a fetal stethoscope. If you’ve never heard it, you should put it on your bucket list! ✨✨✨✨✨ When many are pregnant, they look forward to hearing their baby’s heartbeat with a fetal doppler – That’s the thing nowadays. Although the doppler has a place,…

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