The kiss at minute seven is more than I can take. The love between this couple has a radius so big, you can’t help but fall in love. I am so happy that folks are brave enough to share these amazing images with the world so we can all see the beauty of birth. I… More Beautiful VBAC Homebirth Video
[Michelle & Michael Bergandi welcomed the smiliest little gal this side of the Mississippi at home this past December. I love the journey this little lady took her family on leading up to her arrival. I laughed, I cried, I winced, I cheered. Welcome earthling! ~julie] “We must attempt to tell the whole truth about birth,… More Birth Story: Kindle Rose
One of my favorite local magazines, Velocity, just hit the stands and Maya Juniper Rose is blessed to have her birth story published for everyone to enjoy. You can read it online (page 14) or pick up a copy at fine local establishments, like my Dandelion. A more elaborate version is posted on this blog.
These two birth stories are from my dear friend, Heather Ashton Black, and each birth could not be more different. Big love to mama for having faith in her ability to birth naturally after her first experience in the hospital. Jadon’s Birth Story, Hospital Birth I moved to Florida from San Francisco when I was… More Heather’s Birth Stories
Shayla give us a great comparison of three births at different locations: a hospital, birthing center and at home (on purpose). I am the proud mother of 3 daughters. My first was born in March 1982, my second in April 1992, and my last baby was born in November 1994. Each birth story was unique.… More Shayla’s Birth Stories
Anya’s Birth Story as told by Mama Sune Palladay This is a story about a planned natural birth at a progressive hospital in San Francisco with a midwife. Not all went according to plan, but Sune caught onto the mantra of “letting go” early in the pregnancy and still was able to enjoy her unexpectedly… More Birth Story: Letting Go