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Baby Raina [Birth Photography]

Every now and again, I get the privilege to attend a birth. Photographing births is so important and special to me because you are not only witnessing a new baby be born, but a mother as well. Since motherhood changed my life in ways that I could have never imagined, I always feel so blessed to… Continue reading Baby Raina [Birth Photography]

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Kelsey Confesses: On home birth

I hear a lot of women who have had their children at home talk about their home birth experience being "spiritual" for them. I confess I am not one of those mothers. When I set out to have a home birth with my second daughter, I wasn't in it for the experience. Yes, I looked… Continue reading Kelsey Confesses: On home birth

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A Skype Birth: Baby V

Last year I met a couple at childbirth classes while working on my doula certification. They were dual military and first time parents. They were looking for a doula and so I was excited when they asked me to be a part of the birth of their first child. Due to their baby's breech presentation… Continue reading A Skype Birth: Baby V

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Leila’s Homebirth Video

In celebration of Leila being 6 months old today, (and the fact it took me a while to figure out the video editing program) I've finally finished Leila's homebirth video! So, without further adieu... You can also read her full birth story here. Midwifery Care provided by Cindi Denbow, CNM, ARNP with Gentle Birth Options Chiropractic… Continue reading Leila’s Homebirth Video

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The Miracle of a Mother’s Touch

I just read this article about a mother who gave birth prematurely to twins in Australia.  A tiny, thriving baby girl, Emily and then a little boy named Jamie.  Her son wasn't breathing at birth and doctors attempted to resuscitate  him for 20 minutes with no results.  The doctors pronounced him dead then handed the… Continue reading The Miracle of a Mother’s Touch