Questions to Ask Yourself Before Having a Home Birth

It’s been three years since I gave birth to my son in my bedroom, in the water, in a horse trough…despite nay sayers (pun intended)! Seriously though, I’ll always be grateful for the opportunity to birth naturally in the comfort of my own home, because I know not everyone has the resources available to do … Continue Reading

Natural Cures for Postpartum Blues…

We’ve all heard of “baby blues.” It’s not something you expect to have post baby, but once you have, you hope that you never have to go through anything like that again. After the birth of my twin daughters back in 2004, I had postpartum blues bad. Depression swallowed me up, and it was hard … Continue Reading

Proof is in the Placenta- My Experience with Placenta Encapsulation

In a previous post, I discussed the benefits of placenta encapsulation. During this time I was still pregnant, and I was looking forward to experiencing the advantages this may bring to me postpartum. (To read this post, click here: Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation)This blog is a follow up, to share with readers my thoughts and … Continue Reading

Herbs for Pregnancy…

As I am well into my third trimester (and my guess date is fast approaching), I want to take a moment to talk about some of the supplements I have been taking during this pregnancy, and list a few other honorable mentions. There is a lot of talk in the mainstream about the “danger” of … Continue Reading