Birth Stories

Our Stories

  • Debra

    Debra delivers her second baby without drugs
    and manages her labor with awe-inspiring strength

  • Tara

    Tara pays close attention to her body’s response to
    each stage of labor as she and husband Gary
    experience a beautiful, tranquil birth.

  • Amanda

    It is Amanda's second baby and she wonders if this
    birth will happen as quickly as her first or
    will she get to spend some time in the tub; something
    she missed out on the with her first baby.

  • Jill

    After an apprehensive beginning, Jill finds unexpected strength and powers through an intense labor to a calm birth.

  • Juliette

    Juliette gives birth after a long labor with help from
    her husband Ryan. Witness their beautiful
    delivery and his unexpected connection to the birth
    process and his transformation into a father.

  • Ana

    Ana's plans go awry after her induction doesn't progress and she learns that sometimes "you have to go with the flow."

Birth Strategies

Our Strategies

  • Labor Strategies

    Mothers use massage, warm water,and
    breathing to manage pain.

  • Continuous Support

    Partners provide crucial emotional support
    and encouragement.

  • Movement

    See how pain can be managed
    through movement and positioning
    during labor.

  • Skin to Skin

    Watch mom and baby meet--the miracle
    time, the magical hour, immediately after birth.