Birth

What is the Remarkable Connection Between Biology, Buffers, Birth and the Gospel? – Episode 21

I’m taking a Biology class right now and to help myself learn concepts I try to apply them to something I can easily relate to.  And since I love birth, well you know, I compare biology or psychology (or whatever) to birth. In studying the pH scale, I learned about “buffers” or a pair of substances, …

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How was Planning an Unmedicated Birth for My Own Spiritual Growth? – Episode 20

Something I used to frequently say regarding childbirth was that I was born in the last days because Heavenly Father knew I couldn’t handle a natural childbirth and knew I needed epidurals. It was something I would always joke about, but also really believed. I might be mentally strong, spiritually strong, but physically strong? No way. That was not for me. I wasn’t a hardy pioneer woman that pushed handcarts and gave birth along the Mormon trail. Heavenly Father knew me and knew my mental and physical limitations. Or so I thought.

It is Interesting How Viewing Birth as Spiritual, Transforms Everything – Interview with Heather – Episode 13

Heather shares her birth stories and how focusing on charity helped her shift one of her births into a more spiritual event. And of course we talk about all of the joy and challenges of helping to birth The Gift of Giving Life The Gift of Giving Life helped me articulate all of those thoughts …

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Supported by Angels – a Beautiful Birth Story that was Actually Amazing – Episode 9

I came to know Janice when she took childbirth classes from me while she was pregnant with her first baby.  We have become friends since and work together in our local ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network) chapter.  I also had the privilege of being present at the birth of her third baby which was also …

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I Gave Birth with God Right Beside Me – a Spiritual Cesarean Birth – Episode 4

All births are a spiritual experience.  Sometimes we just need to have the eyes to see, and ears to hear, to be aware of it.  And yes, cesarean births can be just a spiritual as vaginal births.   Kirsten shares her sweet thoughts with us.   I love that she prayed and asked for a specific …

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