Tag: empowered birth

Birth Story of Nevin DaSilva

After an undesirable hospital experience with my first, I started researching home birth. Never thinking it was a real option for me. My research showed me it could be an option for anyone who wanted it! My mother had always said absolutely no to… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Nevin DaSilva”

Birth Story of Lennox Haven

I just want to preface this story and say that this is MY BIRTH STORY and this is what happened to me. Everyone has a different experience, everyone has different trials, pain management levels, long labors, short labors, home births, vbacs, cesareans, etc. I’m… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Lennox Haven”

The BIRTH Project Network Meet-up: Home Births

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, The BIRTH Project Network held its first-ever online meet-up. This inaugural meet-up covered the topic of home births, and featured an experienced home-birth midwife as the subject matter expert. Click here to learn how you can participate in upcoming… Continue Reading “The BIRTH Project Network Meet-up: Home Births”

Birth Story of Jade Harper Ortlieb

I want to preface this by saying every single birth is magical, and every single woman who brings a human into this world is a damn powerhouse. This is just my story, so please, before reading any further, if you have given birth before,… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Jade Harper Ortlieb”

Birth Story of Charlee Elaine Sperrey

The universe has a plan and it may not be yours. At 39 weeks and 6 days pregnant, it certainly is not following my plan. Tonight, per my doctor’s strong recommendation, I am getting induced. The primary reason is because I have a velamentous… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Charlee Elaine Sperrey”

Birth Story of Barrett Amelia Walker

After the birth of my son in December of 2014, I told Alex, my husband, that I didn’t want to talk about having another baby for about three (3) years. Low and behold, 3 years and 2 months later, on Feb. 7, 2018, I… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Barrett Amelia Walker”

Birth Story of Isla Eve: From Dad’s Perspective

The birth of my daughter almost seems abstract after three years has passed. She has grown up to become an intelligent, strong willed (aka stubborn) and confident little girl. Raising small children is the most difficult thing I have ever done in my life,… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Isla Eve: From Dad’s Perspective”

Fit Mama Real Food Radio Podcast

I was recently invited to be interviewed by Heather Englund of Fit Mama Real Food Radio. We chatted about about our birth experiences, where the inspiration for The BIRTH Project came from, and where I hope this journey leads. Give it a listen to learn… Continue Reading “Fit Mama Real Food Radio Podcast”

Birth Story of Daisy Reese

Daisy Reese was born on Nov. 23, 2017, Thanksgiving night. Her story really begins six months before she was conceived. Daisy and Juliet (my oldest) had a brother, named Madsen. I got pregnant with Madsen literally days after our eldest turned 1. I carried… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Daisy Reese”

Birth Story of Ace: From Dad’s Perspective

Danny Lesslie of Dadswagger wrote this story about his second-born daughter, Ace. Dadswagger empowers fathers to be present with their families. His Instagram account features images of dads being dads in their everyday lives, and illustrates the power of a present father. Hear more on Danny’s birth and… Continue Reading “Birth Story of Ace: From Dad’s Perspective”