Cherise is an Arizona Mother, Doula, Childbirth Educator, Placenta Crafter, and Creator of the marvelous “Big Baby Project” (a website full of empowering vaginal births of babies 9 lbs and over). I love how her story illustrates what I wrote about in my essay “Unity with Providers of Care” in The Gift of Giving Life. I love that Cherise continued to search and pray until she found the right care provider for her. -Lani
At last month’s TGOGL Party in Utah, I had the privilege of meeting so many beautiful souls. One of these souls was a woman I felt a near-instant kinship with. Actually, I think we’re soul-sisters, though she’s wiser and more experienced. Her name is Maria Farley and today I’m sharing an interview with about her beautiful birth experiences.
I love this birth story by Emily. I think that too often we shy away from talking about the pain of childbirth (we are afraid to scare people) but I love how Emily talks about the pain she experienced and how that pain was a powerful, life-changing event for her that brought her closer to …
Today’s Virtual Book Tour stop is by Jennifer at Modern Pioneer Mom. Here’s an excerpt:
Honestly, I was saddened as I’ve looked back on photos of me in the hospital holding my babies, because there were very few of me genuinely smiling. In a couple of them, I was actually frowning. It made me sad to look at them, because I loved my babies SO much & was so very excited to have them in my arms, but the photos didn’t show it, because I was miserable from everything that happened. (Click over to read the full post!)
Thank you to Kristall for sharing her birth story with us! I don’t believe in love at first sight. My husband won’t mind me saying this as he feels the same about me hahaha – we were best of friends for years before we grew in love with each other.Ok I lie, I didn’t used …