Birth Story Blog
Featured birth stories, birth images, and birth videos, written by moms I’ve worked – written in their own words.
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...
You may have heard of the 4th trimester… But what is it?
There’s a new trend I keep hearing about called a blessingway. It’s basically the opposite of a baby shower.
Look, not everyone wants to be bombarded with well-meaning family members immediately after birth.
If you’ve given birth before, did you use any of these positions?
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.