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Finn’s Birth Story

**(TRIGGER WARNING: This birth story discusses things related to preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM), an emergency c-section, birth trauma, postpartum depression (PPD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). If you believe that reading this will be comprising to your mental health, please feel free to skip this post. […]

Birth Shaming…..Could You Not?

It was one of the more awkward coffee dates I had been on. Cara and I had met up with a few women that we had recently met and were talking shop. Being that we train mainly mamas and mamas-to-be with a lot of regard for their pelvic floor health, it was only natural that […]

A Birth Story: Oliver Brooks

I haven’t really known how to start Oliver’s birth story. It keeps rolling around in my head and getting stuck on “shoulds.”   I “should” have gone into labor.   I “should” have had a natural birth.   I “should” feel that the most important thing is the baby’s health.   I “should” not mourn […]

Learning to Trust Again-Developing a Birth Plan

I guess you could say that my relationship with my body throughout my life has been like a rocky marriage.   I had high expectations of my body and was disappointed easily in it when it didn’t meet them.   I was verbally and physically abusive to my body. Punishing it for being too big […]