Birth is a beautiful and sacred experience and there is nothing more empowering than hearing that other women, just like you, give birth the way they choose to.
"I’m a big wimp. I always have been. In fact, I wouldn’t even learn to ride a bike as a child because I was afraid I’d fall and get hurt. My mother always said..."
Bret's Birth Story
"This is for all those who love reading birth stories as much as I do! Warning: no details spared! ;) After giving birth naturally to Serena, I knew that I would never want..."
"Our third child was born at home. We had originally planned to give birth at the Maternity Center in Bethesda, MD; when we learned..."
Cody's Birth Story
"As with the other two kids, we desired a natural birth for this baby. Because of various circumstances, we determined that this birth would have to take place under the care of..."
"I should have known something was up on Monday. I always joked with my midwife that when I show up for the appointment in my sweats, I’m done and the baby will probably come soon. Sure enough..."
"I knew labor was imminent yet I still managed to be in absolute denial that she was on her way. I was thirty-nine weeks and two days pregnant and had been contracting painlessly for over five weeks. Things had changed..."
"My first contraction began at 5:30am. It was nothing that I ever expected and although mild in comparison to the others that would follow, I was a little taken back. I even knew it was coming (my typical 5am..."
Sarena's Birth Story
"From the moment on November 17th when I saw that second line appear on the pregnancy test which meant the result was positive, I knew that I wanted to have a natural childbirth. Before that, I never really had an opinion..."