Pregnancy

Quick Tips for Writing Your Birth Plan

Today we are discussing how to write your birth plan! One of our favorite midwives, Jessica Willoughby, of The Rosemary Birthing Home, will be sharing her 10 Tips for effectively writing out your birth plan. What is a Birth Plan?  A birth plan ...

How to Have a Successful Natural Birth

Here is a helpful article from my family's natural healthcare provider, Dr. Deanine! You can connect with her by stopping by her website www.Dr.Deanine.com or like her on Facebook (Dr.Deanine Whole Person Healing) for more tips and tricks for ...

Placenta Broth Benefits

The option of placentophagia (consuming the placenta) provides women with a choice to naturally rehabilitate and replenish their postpartum bodies. It is a way to be proactive against many ailments that may arise during the postpartum period, ...

How Will I Know When I’m in Labor?

We are so excited to bring you this article! It is coming from our dear Rosemary Birthing Home, written by one of their amazingly talented midwives, Jessica Willoughby!   As a doula, and now as a midwife, I get asked a lot of ...

Infertility: Jess’s Story

If you haven’t read my back story, you can find it {here}. My husband and I struggled for over ten years to conceive.  I’m writing to you today to fill in some of the gaps from the previous article and share some of my struggles and triumphs during ...

5 Things Every Pregnant Woman Should Look for in a Prenatal Vitamin

We would like to begin by saying, nothing is better for nourishing baby and mom than a nutrient dense diet of high quality food. { See Hit The Re-Start Button on Your Diet for examples } Prenatal vitamins are a common staple for women who are ...

VBAC: {Erin’s Story}

I met Erin through my midwife, Harmony Miller. Besides being an awesome wife and mommy to 3 children, Erin Ernst is the Chapter Leader of her local International Cesarean Awareness Network chapter, ICAN of Sarasota. This ICAN chapter holds monthly ...

Breastfeeding: Increasing Your Supply

Hello Mommas! This incredible article comes to us today from a very special person! She was my personal birth class instructor, breastfeeding class instructor, doula and is a close friend of the family. She gives the most amazing hugs and has the ...

Miscarriage: What to Expect When You Are Not Expecting

The moment I find out that I am pregnant, I am filled with joy and anticipation. I dream about holding my baby. I think about what my labor might be like. I start talking to the baby. I begin to pray for safety and wholeness. I am almost consumed ...

Why One Woman Ditched Her Doctor For a Midwife!

Today we get to read a story from a mom who is a part of our Snap Mom Community. Chelsea Rose made a very bold decision more than half way through her pregnancy. Her boldness was inspiring to many women, and so we wanted to share her story with you! ...