What You Really Need To Learn To Plan a Better Birth

If I were to ask you what book to read prepare for pregnancy and birth, which one would you recommend? Chances are that unless you’ve spent a lot of time in a birth community for Empowered Moms, or happen to have doulas for friends, you might tell me about the most popular pregnancy book inContinue reading “What You Really Need To Learn To Plan a Better Birth”

How to Get Over Your Fear of Birth

When I think back to what “went wrong” with my first birth and what can “go wrong” for so many new mothers, they all have one thing in common: We didn’t know what we didn’t know. I touched on this a little bit in my previous post, but what I didn’t talk about was howContinue reading “How to Get Over Your Fear of Birth”

The 5 Key Elements to an Empowered Birth

When I was pregnant with my first baby I set out with one mission in mind: I wanted a relatively pain-free birth, and I wanted to do it at home where I felt safest. My reasons for this were pretty simple back then. I hate needles I didn’t want to stay overnight in the hospitalContinue reading “The 5 Key Elements to an Empowered Birth”