Labor Calm Spray with Bach Flower Essences + Essential Oils

One of the ways you can personalize your labor room is by bringing a bottle of aromatherapy spray with you. I call mine Labor Calm Spray. I kept a bottle of Labor Calm Spray in my doula bag when I attended hospital births. Usually, the hospital staff were not okay with an essential oil diffuser Read More


Can You Meet Your Child Before Birth? Prebirth Communication

Is it possible to “meet” your child before he or she is born? Or even before you’re pregnant? Many people and a growing body of scientific research say YES, prebirth communication is possible, and happens all the time. For example, my husband knew he had a child waiting to be born years before he ever Read More

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Bach flower remedies for pregnancy

Learn how to use the Bach flower remedies for pregnancy and beyond to safely and gently balance the emotions for deep healing, physically and mentally. Anyone who’s been around a pregnant mama knows – the things that bother her aren’t just physical symptoms. Emotional wellness is a huge component of a healthy pregnancy and birth – Read More

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cloth diapers 101: what to buy, how to wash

Consider this your official crash course: Cloth Diapers 101! From birth to potty learning, cloth diapers don’t have to be expensive, complicated, or any more gross than changing ‘sposies. Cloth diapers are incredibly cute, and believe it or not, cloth can be even more convenient than disposables.  You’ll never make a midnight run to the Read More

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My Birth Without Fear Conference Review!

So, the first-ever Birth Without Fear Conference just wrapped up over the weekend, in Arlington, Texas! If you don’t yet know about Birth Without Fear, here’s my take on it: It’s a blog – but it’s more than “just a blog” – more than just essential reading for anyone who desires an empowering childbirth. It’s a movement Read More