Category Archives: childbirth

a beautiful beginning: Charlotte Lynn’s birth story.

I’ve been looking forward to this birth for years! I was so happy when Billy and Kelly got pregnant and have been eagerly awaiting to find out the sex! It’s always such an honor to be in the room when the gender is unknown because I know how everyone is on the edge of their […]

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a beautiful beginning: Vincent M’s birth story.

Birth is so unpredictable. Stages of labor can often be estimated by trained eyes of professionals, especially doulas. Vicki was determined to have an intervention free labor and was trying to avoid being checked as long as possible. At triage she learned she was definitely in full active labor and a few hours later, labor […]

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a beautiful beginning: maxwell dean’s birth story.

Mel and I always say that one of the most beautiful things to witness is a natural laboring mama trusting her body to do what it was made to do. I have to add to that and say that it is almost equally as beautiful to see the dads (especially the first-timers) caring for the […]

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