Author / Shannon Stellhorn

E and I started care with me in the first trimester of their second pregnancy.  E had planned a birth center birth with her first, but had a very long, hard labor and delivered in the hospital.  She was hoping for a different experience for this journey.  We just did not know how opposite the […]

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A and R started care with me in the first trimester of their third pregnancy.  This was A’s second birth with me.  You can read about her previous journey here. Knowing that A had her previous two kiddos at 41 weeks, we fully anticipated this little one to also come at 41 weeks. So needless […]

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B and R started care with me in the first trimester of their second pregnancy.  B had an unmedicated birth in a hospital in another state using Bradley method techniques with her first pregnancy, and was looking forward to a home birth using hypnobabies with this journey. Five days after her estimated due date, B […]

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A and R started care with me in the first trimester of their fourth pregnancy.  A had previously had a birth center birth, and was looking forward to a home birth. To everyone’s surprise, contractions started 9 days before A’s due date.  All day contractions ranged from 5-10 minutes apart, eventually getting closer, longer, and […]

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Testimonial #55

“I was beyond skeptical, and concerned, when my wife mentioned that she was interested in a home birth. I wanted to know that my wife and baby would receive the best care, and it seemed far too risky to have a home birth. But then I met Shannon! With each visit in Shannon’s home I […]

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