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5 Ways to Prepare to Give Birth Without Medications

If you've decided that you don't want to give birth inside the confines of a hospital you may be wondering how will you be able to accomplish this and deal with the pains of childbirth.   After all, isn't childbirth painful? The simple answer to your question is yes.  Yes.  You will experience some pain in childbirth, but if you prepare yourself, you will not suffer.  There's a huge difference.  

A New Way to Give Birth

There are no cold large holding rooms with long lines.  Instead,  you're greeted by the most welcoming staff that has been anticipating your arrival and know you by name.  You enter your suite; an ambient room lighted by only flickers of candlelight and the sun rays sneaking in through the curtains.  This is no VIP suite for celebrities, all though you are left feeling exactly this way.

My Birth Story: Homebirth And Hospital Part II - At The Hospital

Making the choice to have a home birth is not the obvious choice.  It is not an easy choice.  It is not a widely accepted choice.  And it can be heartbreaking when that plan doesn’t come to fruition.  For me, who truly believed that a home birth was the best thing for my family, I made an equally difficult decision to leave 30 hours of labor at home and go to the hospital for an unknown outcome.  I mean, I knew it was a possibility to go to the hospital and I was not opposed to that, but I honestly thought that wouldn’t happen.  

The Hardest Part About Breastfeeding

In this really quick video I share with you the hardest part about the early days of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is not complicated. NO! I'm sorry. I don't mean to step on toes or make you feel bad. Like any relationship, it has ups and downs but the basics are simple. The true problem is the lack of the RIGHT information and support. With that, you can tackle the hardest part of breastfeeding which I explain in this video. 

Free Breastfeeding Class

Breastfeeding is demanding but it's not complicated. Sounds crazy but hear me out. The reason why
so many women such as myself struggle with breastfeeding I because there are too many booby
traps set up for us to fail!

If you had all the right information and you were supported could you do it and enjoy the journey? Yes and YES!