Crash and Burn

  I debated whether or not I should even share this here but feel the need to do so as an explanation as to why my ‘break’ is longer than …

Taking a break

In the past couple of years I have attended many births, of many different women, all over the state of Missouri.  I have spent MANY hours traveling to meet these …

Giving women choices!

The whole reason I am in this work is to empower women.  So many do not have any clue that they have choices and options in their prenatal care and …

Why Choose Homebirth?

~Homebirth is safe!~ Why should you choose homebirth? Homebirth is the ideal place for having a baby. 1-The hospital is for sick people!  Why would a perfectly healthy woman go …

Doctors birth at home too!

I was so blessed to read this wonderful article written by a physician on her choice to birth at home.  I highly encourage you to check it out!   http://bringbirthhome.com/guest-writers/physicians-home-birth-presentation/ …

21 years and counting

So today my oldest son turns 21.  WOW, how time flew by.  It was the experience from his birth that made me realize  that hospitals don’t always have my best …

Placenta Encapsulation

Over the last several months I have been learning so much about the amazing benefits of the placenta!  If you observe nature all other mammals consume their placenta after birth. …

Why hire a Doula?

I just read an article from a mom who hired a doula and was sorely disappointed with the service, rather lack thereof, she received.  This grieves me much.  I do …