Jessica’s First Birth: Beautiful Water birth at IMC Hospital in Murray

March 28, 2014
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Wednesday, March 19th 6:23 AM: After a restless night of what I thought were just normal cramps I woke up to a little trickle of water and ran to the bathroom where my water burst. Josh was still in bed so I called out to him “We’re having a baby!” And then I started shaking uncontrollably […]

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Arvilla’s First Birth: An Unexpected Vaginal Breech Birth without Fear

February 22, 2014
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Arvilla had an incredibly powerful hypnobirth. She birthed without fear even during a scary situation (discovering the baby was breech at the last second). I love that Arvilla found her voice during this birth and learned how strong she truly is.  I call my husband into the bathroom. The pee stick was positive we were […]

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Debbie’s Second Birth: Unassisted Home Hypno Water Birth!

February 10, 2014
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The Birth of Elizabeth Jean As soon as we found out we were going to have a baby, we just felt it would be Elizabeth. The due date was July 30, 2013, so of course we hoped for the 28th (her daddy’s favorite number, and exactly one month before her older brother would turn two). […]

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Ashley’s Fourth Birth: Born in the Bathroom before midwife arrives!

February 8, 2014
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Here’s a bit of my history, before I get to the birth! This is my 4th baby, my previous 3 were all born at home. I had a lot of fears about having another baby and after getting pregnant I very seriously considered having an elective c-section. Then I started looking into hypnobirthing. I felt […]

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Kendra’s second birth: A positive labor-induction without an epidural

October 8, 2013
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A Birth Story: Madelyn Kai Sooo, I had pushed my induction date as far as I possibly could.   June 10.  Eight days past my due date and just 6 days before my mandatory travels began.  I kept on giving the baby the benefit of the doubt; I thought for sure if I gave her the […]

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Lindsey’s first birth: Fast, comfortable water birth at Better Birth in Orem

September 5, 2013
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Lindsey and Michael took my HypnoBirthing classes and finished the Daddy Doula Training the day before their baby was born! They had a fantastic, quick labor where ALL of their birth preferences were honored. This story is told from Dad’s perspective. My favorite part is where he says Lindsey “bellowed just a bit” when she […]

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Kirstin’s first birth: Quick hospital birth before the doctor arrives!

September 5, 2013
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This is a really fun birth story. Mom birthed so quickly the doctor didn’t make it. My favorite part is the nurses telling her to hold her breath and push, while mom ignores them and breathes her baby down and out in 3 minutes!  Thinking back it all really started Thursday August 29th.  I went […]

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Carleigh’s Second Birth: Quick, Natural Hospital Birth; Great Example of the Fetal Ejection Reflex

June 28, 2013
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When James and I decided to try for another baby, there were a lot of discussions on how we wanted to handle this birth. I’d had a wonderful experience birthing my daughter Elijiah, but I will be honest and say I did NOT know all the options I had, or the choices I could make. […]

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Devin’s First Birth: Natural Water Birth at IMC Hospital in Murray

June 21, 2013
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This story is a great source of inspiration for couples who are planning a natural hospital birth. I absolutely love this birth journey for several reasons:  Mom sleeps during early labor and stays relaxed at home for as long as she is comfortable being there. This couple chooses patience over pitocin. They decline the midwife’s […]

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Kelsy’s Third Birth: Homebirth after Two Cesareans

June 11, 2013
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Trusting My Nature and Intuition: Our Natural Homebirth after two Cesarean Sections My birth story truly begins with the journey of my pregnancy. My first son was breech, which wasn’t discovered until after I’d already had my water broken, so I was only given the choice to have a c-­ section. Between my two sons, I […]

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