Author / Shannon Stellhorn

J and J started care with me in the first trimester of their third pregnancy.  They had their previous baby at home with me two years ago.  You can read about that journey here. Just as J’s previous pregnancy was eventful, so was this little one’s journey.  As what happened last pregnancy, this little one […]

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L and E started care with me in the first trimester of their first pregnancy.  L had researched for awhile what she would want for her prenatal care and delivery, and knew she wanted a midwife and home birth when she found out she was expecting. L’s pregnancy went along perfectly.  She did everything she […]

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Where do I even begin?  I have sat and thought how I wanted to write and process Aibhlinn’s earth side journey many times, but the story is so much more than just her actual birthing day.  It encompasses days, months, and years of a journey that gave us this precious gift. After several miscarriages and […]

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F and M started care with me in the first trimester of their second pregnancy.  F and M had their first baby with me, and were looking forward to another home birth.  You can read about their first journey here. Prodromal labor kicked in with a fury once F’s estimated due date passed.  On May […]

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L and S transferred care to me in the beginning of the third trimester of L’s second pregnancy.  She had been hoping to transfer to a midwife her whole pregnancy, and was thrilled to finally get to make the transition in her final weeks before birthing day. L’s pregnancy progressed along normally.  L had been […]

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