Maranda Bower was a wonderful guest to interview for the podcast. She is the CEO and founder of Postpartum University, supporting both mothers and professionals in health and whole body healing. She’s a renowned expert in top educator in the fields of functional nutrition and coaching in relation to postpartum, and is nicknamed The Womb […]
With Christmas approaching I have been pondering the concept of “humble birth.” We speak of Christ’s birth as being under humble circumstances. In fact one popular hymn begins, “Jesus once of humble birth” (Jesus, Once of Humble Birth, Hymns, 196). One of the primary’s songs describes his birth this way: This is the stable, shelter so
Today’s topic is on what are the best types of noises to make while pushing? Audio is better to demonstrate pushing I got this great email today with this question and I was typing up an answer to respond to the question, and I realized what I really need to do is make a podcast episode
In today’s episode I interview Melissa and hear about her amazing birth experiences. She had 3 cesareans and then worked very hard to have a VBAC, and went on to have many VBACs after as well. 🙂 Sheridan: Welcome to The Gift of Giving Life podcast. And today I’m so excited to have Melissa here
Meleah found herself unexpectedly pregnant with her 5th baby and it was a struggle to accept. Especially because it seemed like the Lord went silent. This is the 2nd half of my interview with Meleah, where she shares how she started seeing the Lord in her life again. How life is even sweeter with Miles
After Valerie had her 3rd baby, her doctor advised her to not have any more. The Spirit reassured her it was ok to and also led her on a journey of healing. She turned to natural healing methods and after years of healing, she got a second opinion of having more babies and got the
Awhile ago Robyn posted about a birth that changed her heart. It made me think about a recent birth I didn’t attend, at least not physically. One of my dearest friends started as my Hypnobabies student many years ago. She asked me to be her doula. I attended Mia’s birth and it was a fine
Last Sunday we talked about Gethsemane and the Apostles struggling to “watch” with Christ in His agony. I think our instructor’s was the best explanation I have ever heard for the apostles seemingly “slacking on the job.” It is not easy to hold space for someone in pain, and the Apostles were holding space for the most intense experience of pain that has ever occurred.
“Have ye experienced this mighty change in your hearts?” Alma 5:14 Life as a doula. Every birth changes me in some way. I always learn. Often the lessons are unexpected. A little over three years ago, I attended at birth that I recognize as one of those unexpected yet key experiences that shape a doula.
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,