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Emily’s Third Baby, Lauren, Born at Home

Lauren was born at just past 41 weeks. Labor was fast and furious – about 4.5 hours. It was exactly what the midwives had said is common for third labors. Unpredictable! Some contractions were far apart, some very close together. Most were very intense, but there were a few surprisingly light ones mixed in. I’m

Ancient Birth Dances For Easier Birthing

Ancient birthing wisdom has been passed down to us in the form of fertility and birth dances from thousands of years ago.  The moves that make up these dances are secrets from our foremothers to position the baby for easier birthing. These primal dances come to us from cultures all over the world. Belly dancing