Author / Shannon Stellhorn

This is a unique birth story to share.  I was honored to have helped A welcome her own baby into the world at home a couple years ago, you can read my version here and her version here.  This time, A was being a surrogate for a couple who were excited to be welcoming TWINS […]

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A and J started care with me in the first trimester of their sixth pregnancy.  This was their second baby that I got to be their midwife.  You can read about their first birth with me here. A came to group prenatal on June 11th, and wanted to try some herbal tea and a sweep […]

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T and H started care with me in the first trimester of their second pregnancy.  They had birthed their first child at a birth center, and were looking forward to staying home for this little one’s journey. At her 39.0 weekly appointment, T was talking about how she really hoped she would go into labor […]

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K and M started care with me at the end of the second trimester of their second pregnancy.  K’s pregnancy progressed along beautifully. The last week before her due date, K began to experience an increase in braxton hicks.  She had her regular weekly appointment the day before her due date, and decided she would […]

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K started care with us at the end of the second trimester of her first pregnancy.  She was currently under care with an OBGYN that she didn’t feel was supportive of her wishes.  K knew my apprentice Rowan, and decided to start care with us. K was fantastic at taking any advice and guidance we […]

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