Labor was going slowly, even though her water had already broken. The entire family was allowed in the room. The boys, seven and five, remember it well. The older one told me he was disappointed he didn't get to see the actual birth. At 9 pm, … [Read more...] about Amazing Breech Birth Story – Part Two
I decided to go off of birth control early in my marriage and start using fertility awareness method because I did not like the way it made me feel. I had headaches, was irritable and retained water. But more then that I did not like the idea of … [Read more...] about Fertility Awareness Method Heather Maynard LMT
Normal birth is a birth that happens on it's own and is undisturbed. I had the opportunity to meet with a small group of pregnant mothers who asked me to speak about the midwifery model of care. Most of the mothers stated that they would like to have … [Read more...] about What is normal birth?
When we live without mindfulness, we sacrifice the present moment to some destination somewhere — we are not alive. What is our final destination? The cemetery? In that case, why are we in a hurry to get there?” ~ True Love, Tich Nhat Hahn I must … [Read more...] about Death Midwifery, Home Funeral & Green Burial
We are in a time of great change. Humans have a hard time with uncertainty. We have a habit of creating all kinds of stories about things if there are no answers. We like to know — or convince ourselves we do. The fact is there is no certainty in … [Read more...] about Feeling the Need for Reassurance?