Birth Stories

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.

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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VBA2C Birth Story

  My friend, Kylie, was kind enough to let me share her birth story here on the blog.  I came to know her through ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network).  Interestingly enough, I came to a place last year when I was contemplating closing our little ICAN chapter.  Not much had been happening with it and …

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