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
For my midwife, Kelli Johnson, and all midwives everywhere. If you live in Central Florida, please join us at a rally in downtown orlando tonight in support of International Midwives Day!
It IS possible. I did it, I’ve met other women who have done it, and you can do it too! What makes a painless birth possible? Total lack of fear & deep trust in your body & self is the basic premise, getting to that state is the part that takes some deep work. The … More So, you wanna have a painless childbirth?
So, I went to opening night of Babies, and unlike the Weekly I give it four stars, I would give it five if they had shown more of the births. First, a synopsis of the film: Babies simultaneously follows four babies around the world – from birth to first steps. The children are: Ponijao, who … More Thoughts on Babies, the movie
So, Maya went on an “I Love You” fest last night and this morning. I took this video in the morning, towards the tail end of our pillow talk, so she was getting pretty tired of saying it, but you get the essence. She says it right in the first 10 seconds of this clip … More I Love You Too, Maya
From the amazing artist, Marabou Thomas, who is showing his art for the first time at my cafe this month. Makes an interesting point.
Listen to Obstetricians, Doulas, Neonatologists, Midwives, Psychologists, Pediatricians, and other Physicians explain how our health care system is failing babies and mothers and what we can do about it. This is a great short featuring Orlando’s own Jennie Joseph. Watch the full video here: http://www.reducinginfantmortality.com About the Film: The current US Health Care System is … More Reducing Infant Mortality
I’ve long admired the work of Brian Feldman & was glad I got to participate in a portion of this latest work of his. It’s probably his most important statement to date. As I was standing there, baby strapped to my chest, contemplating getting married for some reason other than love, joking about whether or … More I’m not engaged. Or married, thank goddess!
So, I am really stoked as there is a rare opportunity to see some great films about birth, breastfeeding & babies this coming October 2nd & 3rd at the Plaza Theater during the Baby! Int’l Film Festival hosted by Commonsense Childbirth and The Birth Place. I have the pleasure of interviewing Midwife extraordinaire Jennie Joseph … More Baby! Int’l Film Festival
My friend/customer Bethany originally suggested the name Juniper & I decided on it after realizing it was not only totally adorable, but also as close to Jennifer as I could get without the common-ness of it. So Juniper is really a tribute to two important Jen’s in my life – my older sister who transitioned … More Jennifer Juniper