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We are mamas and birth workers who decided to do birth differently– and bring others along with us. We are kind, fun to work with, and great at (lovingly) calling people on their bullshit. With 12 children and 20 years of midwifery between us, we’ve learned a thing or two along the way, and Indie Birth is our space to share it all with you.

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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 perspective feels so true for me, deep in my body. Acknowledging our own triggers and feelings of truth can help the collective move more quickly towards living from our wholeness; both individually and collectively.

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We are mamas and midwives who decided to do birth differently– and bring others along with us. We are radical, fun to work with, and great at (lovingly) calling people on their bullshit to help move us all towards a new more beautiful world. With 12 children and over two decades of midwifery between us, we’ve learned a thing or two along the way, and Indie Birth is our space to share it all with you.

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