birth stories

Did you know a hospital birth can look like this?

November 3, 2016

Tayler’s Second Birth: A quick, comfortable Water Birth in the Hospital “I had a really long labor (36 hours) with my first. I had a lot of fear that I would have that long of labor again with my second. With the help of Lauralyn Curtis’s class and my Doula Danielle Wilstead I was able […]

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Lydia’s First Birth: A “home birth in the hospital”

June 9, 2014

I love to hear my Hypnobirthing couples share their beautiful, natural hospital birth stories! Hypnobirthing Utah mom Lydia’s birth progressed naturalIy, without unnecessary interventions. Reading through it, I felt like I could have been reading about a wonderful home birth! I actually cheered when I read what this first-time mama did when the midwife offered to rupture […]

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Samantha’s First Birth: A Quick, Painless Hospital Hypno-Birth

April 30, 2014

Hypnobirthing Utah mom Samantha had a wonderful birth experience with her first baby. She says she only felt pain three times during the whole experience, and showed up at the hospital ready to push. Her doctor couldn’t believe it! I love hearing about this first-time-mom standing up for her birth preferences even when the nurses […]

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Randi’s Second Birth: A surprise home birth without fear!

April 21, 2014

This story is absolutely inspiring and exciting, and reminds me a lot of my own surprise home hypno-birth. This baby girl definitely knew when and were she wanted to be born! Laura and I chose the name Teagan Jade for a few reasons. It was a round table discussion of names with my parents and […]

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Christa’s First Birth: Quick, comfortable, unplanned home birth

April 20, 2014

To our son Jameson, To begin I just want to say that this is an amazing birth story!! That may sound prideful to some, but truly we had an amazing experience. I really don’t feel that there are words precise enough to describe the emotions I feel as I write this. Some may be skeptical […]

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

March 28, 2014

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

February 8, 2014

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

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

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

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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