Birth Stories

Keelyn’s Hospital Birth

I suppose the best place to start is when my irregular contractions that I had been feeling since Saturday night became very regular contractions Monday afternoon. I had gone into work that Monday only to be sent home because having contractions every 7-10 minutes was making my … Continue reading

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Will’s Birth Story

  I love that I’m writing this as my as-of-today, 6 year old Big Boy is sitting next to me. It all started with a little queasiness. My oldest was a mere 4 months old and I had just been … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Birth Story

I should preface this birth story by saying that the reason I wanted a natural childbirth was not because I am terribly opposed to medication or interventions. I think they are WAY overused in modern medicine and I wanted to … Continue reading

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Addysons Birth Story

I’m writing this on the eve of my firstborns 6th birthday. Six years ago tonight I was in early labor with her. Wow. I was so eager to get labor going and so terribly naive about how birth really worked. … Continue reading

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Birth Lessons from a Chicken

Birth Lessons from a Chicken by Molly Remer, MSW, ICCE, CCCE Originally published in Midwifery Today, 2009 Spring;(89):49 “Should we just let her sit on them?” my husband asked. He had been struggling to keep a broody hen off her nest … Continue reading

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Juliannes Birth Story

My first contact with Melissa was when she emailed me inquiring about my Doula Services. She mentioned in her email that her family was getting ready to move from Chicago back to her hometown of Coeur D’Alene, and had already … Continue reading

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Woven & Spun Clients: Addison’s Birth Story

I met Tiffany and Jesse towards the end of her 2nd trimester. She was very certain that she wanted a completely natural, unmedicated birth. She had been around many pregnant mama’s through her work in massage therapy and had heard … Continue reading

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Woven & Spun Clients: Mikaela’s Birth Story

I’ve known Charese for a long time. When I saw she was pregnant I sent her a message to see if she needed a doula, and lucky me- she did J I met with She and David when they were … Continue reading

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Woven & Spun Clients: Miles’ Birth Story

Alexis and Shawn found me when they were about halfway through the pregnancy. First time parents, and an incredibly entertaining couple. They were just fun to be around! Alexis went a little past her date, and when a few potential … Continue reading

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Woven & Spun Clients: Isabella’s Birth Story

I met AndI and Curtis when she was in her 3rd trimester. She wanted to try for an unmedicated birth and was eager to read up on what she could to try to make that happen. On Saturday the 28th … Continue reading

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