Category / Water Birth

C and A started care with me in the first trimester of their second pregnancy.  They had their first baby with me after a very long, hard labor that ended in a transport, and we were prepping for a different journey this time.  You can read about C’s first journey here. In C’s first labor, […]

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A and N started care with me in the second trimester of their third pregnancy.  A had her last baby at a birth center, and was looking forward to having this baby at home. A’s pregnancy progressed along perfectly.  Her first baby was an induction turned cesarean, and her second baby was a spontaneous labor […]

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Photos taken by the talented Stephanie Shirley Photography. S and D started care with me in the first trimester of her second pregnancy.  S’s first baby was a surgical birth, and she was excited to have her healing VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). Around 5am on August 5th, S sent me a text letting me […]

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D and T started care with me in the first trimester of their first pregnancy.  D was super excited about her pregnancy and planning her home birth. At 38.6 weeks is when D entered her birthing time.  T came home at 3am that morning from work.  D had been asleep.  Contractions woke D at 330am, […]

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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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