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Water Birth 101: What to Expect

A Step by Step Guide to Waterbirths

Over the last ten years, waterbirths have dramatically increased in popularity.  

It’s always up to Mama how she brings her baby into the world. Today there are more options than ever to help Mama give birth the way she is most comfortable.  

In a previous post, we very briefly outlined why some mamas choose a waterbirth.  

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Should I Have A Waterbirth?

June 28, 2021  |  birth positions, homebirth, water birth

Should I have a waterbirth?  Can I have a waterbirth?  These are questions I get from many as they prepare for birth.

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Best Time to Call Your Doula

The day is finally here that you have waited nine months for; you think it is time to for baby to arrive.  So when is the best time to call your doula? Every doula is different on their guidelines on when the best time is. My philosophy - when YOU want me. What does that look like you ask?

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My First Waterbirth As A Doula

When my first client approached me about wanting a water birth I was a little weirded out to be honest. I never wanted to do it myself with any of my births. I always thought, why would you want to sit in "your stuff?" And "what if you poop?"  These are just some of the random thoughts I had over the years as I delivered our seven children.   But I never expressed these thoughts to my client. I was very encouraging to her because this was her birth, her story, her body. 

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