• top 10 things to do to have a natural birth

    top 10 things you should do to have a natural birth

    So you’re pregnant, and you might be wondering how to have a natural birth. Having helped many women have natural births in my role as a doula and having birthed 5 babies naturally myself, I’d like to offer what I feel are a…

  • kids reading books

    9 story books about pregnancy

    How do you tell your toddler or preschooler that you’re pregnant? I think the best way is through a picture book.  I’ve compiled a list of my favorite books for when a new baby is on the way. All have wonderful illustrations and…

  • what do contractions feel like

    what do contractions feel like?

    Some pregnant women are afraid of the potential pain of labor, afraid of the unknown.  An important thing to remember about these sensations is that labor is a normal, natural process. This makes it different from any other pain you may experience.  Remember…

  • surfing for pregnancy posts and finding the 7 best

    If you want to read one woman’s chronicle of all her birth experiences from hospital to home,   including the heartache of miscarriage, check out relevant living. That birth, as fast and furious as it was, was one of the most incredible experiences…