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As long as I know, I have been drawn into birth.  As a young child, my Barbie’s had a constant stream of pregnancies because I was fascinated with pregnancy!  When I was 12, I started baby sitting for family, and in that I ended up baby sitting a lot of babies, and found I loved […]

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Testimonial #58

“This was my second birth with Shannon and I love her more and more! My midwife l❤️ves me Y’all. I cannot say this seriously enough. Shannon Stellhorn is the best midwife ever. My total L&D was 2.5 hours. My water broke about 1:30 am and Shannon was prompt and even though contractions hadn’t started yet. […]

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I will never forget the day this couple came to interview me.  It was actually a pretty rough day as I had found out two days prior I was going to miscarry and the miscarriage was gearing up that particular Friday as they sat in my office and interviewed me.  D told me he was […]

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Guest Post:  Birth Story of Jaya

One year ago today, Jaya was welcomed earthside.  Here is her story from her mama: It’s funny how we can spend so much time planning and imagining every detail of a long awaited moment… But when it comes down to it, it happens exactly the way it’s supposed to. Since before we even conceived Jaya, […]

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Cephas Update:  Brain Scan Results

Several people have asked me for a follow up blog post on how Cephas is doing and what we found out from our brain scan.  If you haven’t read my previous post on our adoption journey with Cephas, you can read it here:  https://houstoncertifiedmidwife.com/our-adoption-story-and-rad-journey/. Things do not seem to get any easier with Cephas.  Our […]

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