Annelise

After being diagnosed with polyhydramnios and being very near my 42 week mark, it started to look more and more likely that I was going to have to give birth at the hospital.  I was hoping to go into labor on my own, but the many false starts I had didn’t ever develop...

Raphael

A big THANK YOU to Christine Cortes for allowing me to share her beautiful Hypnobabies birth story with you! I’ve read A LOT of birth stories and this is one of my favourites! I love how she transitioned from – WHY on earth would I want to give birth naturally when...

Dagny

The Birth Story of Dagny Christine At exactly 36 weeks, your father and I started packing our bags for your arrival. First, we packed a duffel bag with all of the essentials for bringing you into this world — comfortable clothes for mommy and daddy, snacks, games and...

Lani Isabella

I titled this post with “Once Upon a Time” because my birthing story is nothing short of a fairy tale. It was an experience I wish all women could experience at least once in their lifetime and one that I feel should be shared loudly above all of the typical horror...

Emerson

I have always wanted to birth naturally. My first birth was in a hospital, and I ended up taking the epidural and regretting it immediately. When I found out I was pregnant again, I wanted to make sure I would be cared for by people that would do everything they could...

Whitney

We arrived at the birth center at 3 am on February 18, 2011. I was 5cm dilated shortly after getting settled I sat on the birthing ball. It was so nice; I was able to rock my hips relaxing my back. Then lean into the bed while having a contraction. At about 4:30 am...
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