Christy’s First Birth: Arrives at hospital at 9 cm and births baby in a standing position!

April 8, 2015
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This Curtis Method Mama’s labor progressed quickly and she arrived at the hospital ready to push! She listened to her body, and remained in a standing position to birth her baby, while her wonderful Certified Nurse Midwife, Doula and Partner all worked together seamlessly to support her. I love that Christy and her birth team […]

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Holly’s First Birth: A fast unassisted birth in the hospital!

April 2, 2015
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Holly and Josh took Curtis Method hypnobirthing classes to prepare for their first birth. Her labor progressed so quickly at the hospital that their little boy slipped out onto the bed before the doctor or nurses were even in the room. It’s amazing what women can do when they birth beyond fear. What a story!  This […]

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The 2015 Positive Birth Community Awards

March 20, 2015

These awards honor care providers, doulas, birth workers, mothers and other heroes of our birth community who have gone above and beyond to make the world a better place for mothers, babies, and families. Below is a list of all who were nominated; those with the most nominations in each category were presented with the award at our monthly meeting on […]

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Birthing Beyond Fear: The Birth of Rowan Oliver Curtis

March 1, 2015
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Looking back, you could say that Rowan’s birth was the first ever “Curtis Method” birth — though I didn’t know it at the time. It was during this experience that I learned what it truly meant to follow my birthing instincts and birth beyond fear. I was active when I needed to be active, I […]

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How do I choose the right birth care provider?

February 27, 2015

Five steps to hiring the right care provider for your birth: 1. Decide how and where you want to give birth. If you don’t know, start doing some serious research. You have lots of options: Natural or medicated? Hospital or home? Water or dry land? OB or midwife? Do you want to be actively involved in all […]

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Liybie’s first birth: A painless home hypnobirth

February 1, 2015
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Liybie and Ravi completed my Hypnobirthing course and came for a private Fear Release session to prepare for the birth of their first baby. They also hired on of our HypnoDoulas, the wonderful Sarah Avis. Together with their fantastic birth team, this beautiful couple birthed without fear! Meet my Christmas baby. Reddick Vivek Cerar. Born peacefully […]

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Brandy’s third birth: Painless Curtis Method Hypnobirth, baby born “en caul”

December 8, 2014
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Curtis Method mama Brandy’s baby was born inside his amniotic sac, or “en caul”, an unusual birth circumstance which is considered “lucky” in many cultures. Her birth was so gentle that the amniotic membranes remained intact as baby slowly slid out into the world. Brandy experienced a painless birth. Her description of the sensations she […]

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Andrea’s First Birth: A comfortable hypno-labor and confident surgical birth

October 31, 2014
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Curtis Method Childbirth Education Classes emphasize the importance of active birth, partner involvement, and evidence based maternity care. Every birth love-story is honored and celebrated… whether vaginal or surgical, home or hospital, medicated or natural. We firmly believe that part of “birthing without fear” is understanding ALL of your birth options and feeling prepared to […]

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Top Ten Reasons to take Curtis Method Hypnobirthing Classes

October 15, 2014

The Four Pillars of Curtis Method classes are: Active Birth Evidence Based Maternity Care Hypnotic Anesthesia, Affirmation and Fear Release Daddy (Partner) – Doula Training These four pillars create an incredibly strong base for a safe, healthy, positive birth, no matter what turn your birth journey takes. Our fundamental belief is that every birth is […]

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Placenta Love

October 5, 2014

“It makes me sad when I hear people describe the placenta as “gross”. It isn’t gross, it’s miraculous. In some cultures the placenta is called the “little mother” or the “first mother” because it cared for, nourished and fed the developing baby perfectly before birth. You wanna know what’s beautiful? That same placenta that nourished […]

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