Birth Story Blog

Featured birth stories, birth images, and birth videos, written by moms I’ve worked – written in their own words.

Skin to Skin

Blog Post Skin-to-Skin Contact by Natalie Broders, Portland Birth Photographer Skin to Skin Skin to skin: WHY is it important immediately after birth? Did you know that immediate skin to skin is one of the most effective methods for promoting exclusive breastfeeding...

Birth Affirmations

My baby is strong and healthy. I trust my body. My belly is full of light and love. I am a strong and capable woman. I have patience. I have an open heart. My body knows exactly what to do. My baby feels my joy. I trust my labor. I am open to the energy of birth. I embrace the wisdom of my body. My body knows how to birth my baby.

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