• 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.…

  • due date calculator

    frequently asked questions about due dates

    There is too much emphasis placed on due dates. The due date is actually just an estimation of when your baby will be born. The average length of pregnancy for first time pregnancies is slightly more than 41 weeks long How is due…

  • 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…