• how babies should be born

    a nice homebirth of a third baby

    After having an “accidental” homebirth for her second baby, Sarah and her husband decided to plan a homebirth for their third baby. This is Sarah’s birth story: I’ve heard many times that third babies are unpredictable. My first two had come right before…

  • an unplanned homebirth

    This is the birth story of Sarah’s second birth. With her first birth, she was sent to the hospital from her doctor’s office after they checked her and was found to be 6 centimeters. Overwhelming contractions started once they artificially ruptured her membranes.…

  • looking for birth stories to be included on my website

    I am looking for more birth stories for my website. Since I have only birthed five children, I am limited in the number I have to offer, so I’m asking for yours. I will be choosy in the birth stories that I publish.…

  • natural birth picture

    the joy of natural childbirth: a birth in pictures

    With permission from the couple, I am pleased to share with you these natural birth pictures. I include these on my website so that you can see the joy of natural childbirth. I have decided not to caption the pictures below, but rather…

  • these women show their doctors CPD was a farce: a video

    Many cesareans are done because the doctor diagnoses CPD which stands for cephalopelvic disproportion. This means that the pelvis is too small to birth the baby or the baby’s head is too big for the pelvis or a little of both. The problem…

  • for trial of labor’s blog tag: your homebirth questions answered

    Dear Trial of Labor blogger: I’d love to answer your homebirth questions! Have you considered homebirth as an option for labor and delivery with a previous/upcoming birth? Yes, I have had 2 homebirths after having had 3 hospital births. My birth stories are…