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"Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation. Where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body a miracle of wisdom."

~ Harriette Hartigan

Between her first birth and this one, Leigh Ann began working as an admin assistant for the midwife who also attended all of my births, and as a result has gotten even deeper into the world of all things birth. She’s opened herself up in new ways, learned so much, and entered into this birth […]

birth film :: brecken thomas

January 29, 2019

I am definitely NOT just being trite when I say it’s one of the better parts of my job to be invited to photograph or attend a second (or subsequent) birth for a family, and/or to photograph the times in between births. Because I LOVE watching families grow over the years. This is one of […]

birth :: phoenix kai

April 15, 2018

If my last post was about what can be done during pregnancy to prepare for a birth that’s undisturbed and unmedicated, this post is full of practices to do during labor. Visualize opening and releasing or expanding (not contracting). Some women find it helpful to rename contractions “surges” or “waves” because those are more fluid […]

living through an unmedicated birth

February 25, 2018

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