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Oriana's Beautiful Home birth Story

Oriana's Beautiful Home birth Story

When Oriana found out she was pregnant with baby number two she knew right away she would have another home birth.  Her first baby was born at home and so was she!  Giving birth naturally at home seemed to her them most normal way to give birth.

Home Birth StoryListen as Oriana tells her home birth story us and as she shares birth wisdom, " Look within yourself, stay calm, and find the strength to make it happen".

 

This recording is un cut and un edited.  This is her story and is intended to teach and share with other pregnant women about what a natural birth can be like.

 

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Living Your Courageous Heart Centered Life

Living Your Courageous Heart Centered Life

Learning to develop heart-centered life/birth/parenting decision-making is an art and a skill that requires cultivation.  Cultivating the full-body-yes feeling leads to living/birthing/parenting authentically and courageously.

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Herbal Spotlight: Plantain Bug Bite Remedy

Herbal Spotlight: Plantain Bug Bite Remedy

An incredibly versatile herb meets an incredibly pervasive, pesky problem in this spotlight. Plantain is a remedy of old that has countless uses, including a fantastic bug bite remedy. In the thick of summer, we reach for plantain frequently in this herbal home. For skin irritation of all kinds, but especially bug bites, plantain is indispensable (and plentiful, too!).

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Self Care Must Haves for Labor!

Self Care Must Haves for Labor!

...taking care of yourself during your labor and delivery and immediate postpartum period is so vitally important. Birth calls upon your strength in ways you may not have experienced before. Providing the environment for that strength to fully emerge is what self care is all about.

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The Difference Between a Doula and a Midwife

The Difference Between a Doula and a Midwife

You may have heard that a doula is a huge help when delivering your baby. This is completely true, and there are even different kinds of doulas to assist you in the birth of your baby. You may also be considering a midwife for your delivery and care, which is a wonderful choice for low-risk women. However, do you know the difference between midwives and doulas? Midwives and doulas often have very similar philosophies of care, but the care they give is very different.

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Healthy Snacks for Breastfeeding

Healthy Snacks for Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding nutrition does not have to be complicated. Simple, whole food, with a focus on nutrient dense ingredients, will help to give you what you need while you are healing after the birth of your baby and building your milk supply. And it can be delicious! Bon appetite to you - and your nursling!

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Breastfeeding While Pregnant

Breastfeeding While Pregnant

Sometimes, the first sign that you are pregnant is sore nipples. If you are still nursing your infant or toddler, those sore nipples may be extra sensitive and may cause you to question whether or not you want to continue nursing throughout your pregnancy. If you are nearing the end of your breastfeeding relationship with your current child, a pregnancy may push you to finalize weaning. However, if you want to continue nursing, there are things you can do to make the experience more comfortable for you and your baby.

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Breastfeeding and Birth Control

Breastfeeding and Birth Control

Although being pregnant again may be the last thing on your mind when you are first breastfeeding and getting to know your new baby, at some point you will need to consider how you will handle birth control. There are many factors to consider, and it is good to think about what you will do before you and your partner begin to engage sexually. Talking with your partner before you begin to have sex will also give you time to share what is important to both of you, how you both think and feel about the possibility of you becoming pregnant again, and what birth control options will be best.

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4 Common Breastfeeding Roadblocks and Solutions

4 Common Breastfeeding Roadblocks and Solutions

Breastfeeding doesn’t always go as smoothly as we hope. Here are 4 common breastfeeding roadblocks that may unexpectedly come up and affect your breastfeeding experience negatively. But don’t lose hope, momma, you and your nursling can work around most things and still have a wonderful breastfeeding experience. There are solutions to most breastfeeding difficulties, and we are here to help you find them.

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