Daisies are amazing, beautiful flowers. When I was first creating this blog I decided to use daisies in my website because they were beautiful - how little did I know this was a happy accident. Daisies are a perfect, symbolic flower for childbirth and new mothers. There are many species of this Asteraceae family -… Continue reading Daisies – The Symbolic Meaning to Birth
This past year of 2018 I've been blessed to see several births - both human and puppy deliveries. In the spring, I shadowed several deliveries in the hospital I volunteered in to gain experience towards my childbirth educator license. And a month later I saw my boyfriend's dad's dog give birth to a wonderful litter… Continue reading Puppybirth & Childbirth – A Story of Lamaze’s 6 Simple Steps of Birth
This is a topic I think we all struggle with in one life situation or another. This is a topic for everyone who has been in a unknown place of confusion, pain, and no future path to be leading out to higher grounds. It’s also a topic I have been personally struggling with, and felt… Continue reading Tips for Making a Decision When There’s No Clear Answer
Cesarean Sections are a sensitive, and somewhat controversial topic dependent on who you talk to. For some mothers, it was a life saving surgery to save them and their baby made at the last minute. For others, it was a choice for various reasons they decided to not have a natural labor (medical or personal,… Continue reading Cesarean Sections – Making the Decision & Factual Infographic
When it comes to preparing for childbirth, no one has all the answers and it's hard to know which is the best answer! Here is a short quiz to help guide you if you're still deciding if it's worthwhile to take a childbirth class.Is this your first or your partner's first childbirth?Are you giving birth… Continue reading Childbirth Education Quiz – Would I Benefit from a Class?
Lamaze International This is the organization that teaches new parents and professionals about the ins and outs of birth with evidence-based facts! Search for Lamaze childbirth classes near you to gain hands on experience. Could a childbirth class benefit you? Take this short quiz! Evidenced Based Birth If you are a lover of learning/research/finding the… Continue reading Websites
Did you know 65% of providers find birth plans to be not useful to births while 85% of parents believe it is helpful to their birth of their baby? Where is the discrepancy between the two parties? Let’s back up and define what are a birth plan and birth principles. Birth Plan – a guideline,… Continue reading Birth Plan or Birth Principle?