Say NO To Vitamin K Shot~Say YES To EATING GREENS!

I'm not a fan, in the least, of any of the newborn testing or screening that is done. Especially when its done right…


The Emily Effect-Postpartum Depression

https://youtu.be/0xQexfBQ8Vs If you haven't heard about this, you need to! It's beyond heartbreaking! You can read the…


Healing Fears Women Have With Childbirth

I wanted to discuss the article called "Top Fears Women Have With Childbirth" and put my 2 bits into it.  I…


The Birth Of Grant Ellis

I just recently returned from a trip to Colorado to visit my sister and to wait for the delivery of her son Grant.…


Unassisted Childbirth- Can It Be Really Safe?

Let's discuss unassisted birth today....or FREE BIRTH as many people are calling it.  I happen to be a midwife who…


Low Milk Supply Stimulated by Fear

I ADORE breastfeeding! Probably my one of my very favorite things to do.  I am consistently surprised by the amount of…


Love & Nurturing Stimulates Larger Brains In Our Children

This isn't a surprise, really?  I mean....is it?  I only ask the question because it seems to make logical sense to me…


Stepping Outside The Birth Box

I recently heard the song below and was fascinated by it.  It was written in the 60's, a time of feminism and…


We Are All Midwives

  Being a midwife is an interesting endeavor.  I am FASCINATED by all things birth related.  I will…


Doctors Say Newborns Only Feel Pain In Birth

You know, I'm just gonna say it how I see it here....Modern technology is PRETTY damn AMAZING especially when it comes…


Oxytocin vs Adrenaline-Love vs Fear

I absolutely ADORE Marianne's "Spiritual Birth" website.  Her insights and information are WONDERFUL!  I also…


Breastfeeding: MMMmmmm…DELCIOUS & GLORIOUS!

img(I absolutely adore Maggie and this picture is WONDERUL.  How simple and easy breastfeeding should…


Hemp: The Cure for all Ills

So because I truly LOVE all things healing, especially when it comes to healing through the gifts from Mother Earth, I…


National Rally for Change in Birth

This looks WONDERFUL!  You can read more about what is happening to create this rally at Improving Birth.org I…


Orgasmic Waterbirth-BE THE CHANGE!

Just another small example of how simple birth TRULY is!  Notice the husband gently massaging her back.  I…