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Archive for June 2014

Repeat After Me: "I am Enough"

birth story healing

Hey you! Yes, you…the one who replays decisions you made during your birth over and over again. The one who ponders the “what if’s” when you’re alone in bed at night. The one who wants/wishes for a do-over birth so you could do it the “right” way this time… You are enough! The decisions you…

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A More Realistic Term Than "Due Date"

Did you know that only 4% of women give birth on their due date? In fact, the average gestation for a first time mom to birth her baby is 41 weeks and 3 days. Thinking about a “due date” makes me think of library books. Library books are due on a definite day, and if you…

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Blindsided After Birth

“Birth is a rite of passage!”  “You will never forget the day you gave birth!”  “Spend as much time preparing for your birth as you did for your wedding!”  We’ve all heard about the importance of birth…choosing the right care provider, class doula, birth space… but what about the moment it’s all over?  How are…

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