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First Babies Can Fall Out But Often They Don't

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Are You a Birth Witch?

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This is an expansion on an email I wrote recently about going through pregnancy and birth alone, SPECIFICALLY from the lens of trauma and safety. This isn’t a commentary on why all women choose “wild pregnancy” or freebirth but is a perspective on choices being made from the bodily sensations of lack of safety. This […]

Pregnancy In Isolation

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After an update, I talk about the feelings I have around “doulas” and what our passion is when creating new doulas in the world. The way I see it, there is still the vanilla/mainstream doula stuff going on and then also the opposite extreme of doulas being trained to attend births outright on their own […]

When Doulas Become Cogs in the Wheel of Medicalized Birth

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This is a short synopsis of what my foundational beliefs and teachings are around the sacred postpartum time. We had a lovely Mothering the Mother retreat this weekend, so I have that to share as well. Our Mothering the Mother online course is open and there is a $100 discount if you use code: SUPPORTMAMA. […]

10 Principles that Guide Sacred Postpartum Care

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I recently enrolled and completed the first Somatic Experiencing (SE) training and I am so exuberant and full of learning that I wanted to share. I was mindblown around how much similarity there is between SE and the belief systems I already hold around the role of the midwife, and the trust in body; as […]

The Weaving Between Somatics and Birth Work

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I don’t typically share other podcasts on my podcast, but this chat about the power of birth, the initiation of a soul and the Divine Feminine with Bridget Nielsen felt worth sharing. I hope you enjoy it, and subscribe to Bridget’s YouTube channel if you feel aligned. Links mentioned: Pregnancy Care Circle: Spirit Babies on […]

The Power of Birth: The Initiation of the Human Soul and Divine Feminine

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This podcast is actually an old podcast. I released this one in 2018, and thought I’d publish it again for all the reasons. Spirit babies is a topic both new and old and one I love soooo much. Check out my Spirit Baby class coming up and we’ll dive into all things new and old […]

My Communication With Spirit Babies

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This week, I share some more of my heart and soul with you as I re-tell the experience of a 5 week pregnancy that didn’t choose to stay in my body at this time. There is so much to explore, and I share this all vulnerably with you for our healing as powerful women with […]

The Deeper Experience of an Early Pregnancy Loss

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We will be re-naming our Indie Birth Midwifery School and in general expanding our vision, so I wanted to take even more time to share with you how this change is aligned with me and my Soul. I hope it inspires you to always think beyond and above and perhaps you will help us change […]

Moving Away from the Word “Midwife”

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Kendra was one my favorite mamas to serve and you know her already from her viral birth video. We had such a nice chat about her last pregnancy, how she connected with her baby, how she dealt with fears around birth and what she loves most about now serving women in the role of doula. […]

When Your Birth (Video) Goes Viral and Also Throws You Into Birthwork – A Chat with Kendra Johnson

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